12 years a slave

Posted on February 17, 2014 by

’12 Years a Slave’ Wins Bafta For Best Film (DETAILS)

Harrowing historical epic “12 Years a Slave” won the best film award on Sunday at the Baftas, seen as an indicator for the upcoming Oscars. The film, adapted from Solomon Northup’s 1853 memoir, took the most prestigious prize at a star-studded ceremony…

Posted on December 24, 2013 by

12 Years A Slave Posters To Be Pulled From Theaters In Italy (PHOTOS)

A spokesman for Lionsgate, whose Summit distribution arm label is releasing the film in Italy, said it will pull all 12 Years a Slave Posters featuring Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender after world outrage. Statement below. The ’12 Years a Slave’ theatrical posters featuring Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender that were recently released in Italy Read More

Posted on December 23, 2013 by

The Italian Poster For “12 Years A Slave” Reframes History, Is Ridiculous (PHOTOS)

12 Years A Slave is about a free black man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in the American South in the 18th Century. It took 12 years for Solomon Northup to escape bondage and reunite with his family, thanks to a sympathetic friend, a white man, who smuggled his letters North. In the Read More