NYFF51: Film Comment Magazine Presents

“Film Comment is delighted to be able to champion 12 Years A Slave at the New York Film Festival. This is a powerful work about a subject that remains vital and I have no doubt that it’s one of the year’s most important films.” —Gavin Smith, Editor-in-Chief of Film Comment Magazine

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12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave

Steve McQueen | 2013 | 133 mins

Director Steve McQueen and stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Adepero Oduye, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o, Alfre Woodard and Paul Dano in person!

Steve McQueen’s courageous new film is based on the memoir of freeman Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), who was abducted in Washington, D.C. in 1841 and sold into slavery.

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