Film


“12 YEARS A SLAVE” (2013-134 min.). John Ridley’s Academy Award-winning screenplay is based on the memoir of Solomon Northup (Oscar nominee Chiwetel Eijofor), a free black New Yorker who in the year 1841 was kidnapped and sold into slavery. The film won the Academy Award for Best Picture, and Lupita Nyong’o earned a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her portrayal of the slave Patsey. Steve McQueen directed. Recommended for adults. Note the early start time: 7 p.m.