Coming Next

Saturday 13 September at 8:00 pm in the Templar Arts & Leisure Centre
(doors open 7:30pm for complimentary refreshments )

12 YEARS A SLAVE  (2013)

Cert: 15, 128 mins.

Synopsis

Based on an incredible true story of one man’s fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner, portrayed by Michael Fassbender), as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist (Brad Pitt) will forever alter his life..

Review

…from The Guardian

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Steve McQueen deserves every gong going for his unflinching portrayal of slavery.
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…from The Telegraph

star_5
“Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave is both devastatingly shocking and a truly important film.”

…read the full review.

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