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Film & Discussion: "12 Years A Slave"

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
600 Main St.
Hartford, 06103
Date(s): February 27, 2014
Time(s): 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
Category: Film
Secondary Category: Lecture

Solomon 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: $5-$15.
Phone: (860) 838-4100
Handicap accessible: Yes