12 YEARS A SLAVE

"The Joy of Liberty, the Pain of Slavery"Content: -2 Extreme caution for older teenagers and adults.

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What You Need To Know:12 YEARS A SLAVE is based on the true story of Solomon Northup, one of the few free African Americans in the 1800s who were kidnapped by slave traders but escaped. In Washington, D.C., away from his family, Solomon is kidnapped and sold into slavery. The movie depicts Solomon’s ordeal under various slave traders and slave owners in Washington and Louisiana from 1841 to 1853. His first slaveowner is a kindly Christian who’s also trapped by the institution of slavery. However, Solomon also serves 10 years under the brutal regime of mean slaveowner.

12 YEARS A SLAVE is a superbly made, extremely poignant movie,...

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Oct 24th 2013
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