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Newly Released Films

Event Type: Movies
Date: 4/29/2014
Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Description:
 12 Years A Slave
The harrowing account of a black man, born free in New York State, who was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in 1841. Having no way to contact his family, and fearing for his life if he told the truth, Solomon Northup was sold from plantation to plantation in Louisiana, toiling under cruel masters for twelve years before meeting Samuel Bass, a Canadian who finally put him in touch with his family, and helped start the process to regain his freedom.

Drama, Rated R, 134 minutes
Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Dwight Henry, Dickie Gravois, Bryan Batt, Paul Giamatti

Winner of the Academy Award and the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture - Drama

Location: Carman Community Room
Contact: Diane Towlson
Presenter: Community Relations Staff