Film & Discussion: 12 Years A Slave

When:
February 27, 2014 @ 11:00 pm – February 28, 2014 @ 2:30 am
2014-02-27T23:00:00+00:00
2014-02-28T02:30:00+00:00
Where:
Wadsworth Atheneum
600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
USA
Cost:
$5 - $15

Film & Discussion: 12 Years A SlaveSolomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. 2013. USA. 134 min. Rated R. Directed by Steve McQueen. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender. Reception at 5:30 pm, film at 6 pm. The screening is followed by a panel discussion with luminaries in the field of film and history.

Panelists: Lois Brown, Professor of English and African American Studies at Wesleyan University; Erik Clemons, CEO & President of CT Center for Arts & Technology; Barbara Krauthamer, Associate Professor of History at UMASS Amherst; Mia Mask, Associate Professor of Film at Vassar College; Katherine Kane, Moderator, Executive Director of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center.

Admission: $15; $12 Seniors(62+) and Students; $10 Members/The Amistad Center/Harriet Beecher Stowe Center/The Mark Twain House & Museum Members; $5 Insider Access Members and above. Purchase tickets online or call (860) 838-4100 Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm.

Snow date: Sunday, March 2 at 5 pm.

Additional Screenings (regular film admission applies):
Friday, February 28 at 7 pm
Saturday, March 1 at 2 pm 
Saturday, March 1 at 7 pm

This film is presented in collaboration with The Amistad Center for Art & Culture, Harriet Beecher Stowe Center and The Mark Twain House & Museum.