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Oscar Film Series: 12 Years a Slave

Date & Time: March 15, 2014 12:30 pm


12 years a slave

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Film showing of 12 Years a Slave, directed by Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, and Lupita Nyong'o.  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.

WINNER of 3 Academy Awards:  Best Picture; Best Supporting Actress (Lupita Nyong'o); Best Adapted Screenplay (John Ridley).

Nominated for 6 additional Oscars:  Best Director (Steve McQueen); Best Actor (Chiwetel Ejiofor); Best Supporting Actor (Michael Fassbender); Costume Design; Film Editing; Production Design.

Rated R, 134 minutes.  Free showing, popcorn & soda.

We are sorry, but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.







Monday:   10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday:   10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday:   10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday:   10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday:   10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday:   10 a.m. - 5 p.m
Sunday:   Closed for summer



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