12 Years a Slave (2013)

13 05 2014

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May 23rd “12 Years a Slave” 7.30 @ Colinsburgh Town Hall

USA/UK 2013

Director: Steve McQueen (no…the other one…)
Cert: 18

Runtime:134 mins

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, Michael Fassbender, Kelsey Scott


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 up-state 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. The film gained a standing ovation at the Toronto Film Festival and Won 3 Oscars, As well as another 139 wins & 135 nominations…

Oscar results and other nominations 2014:

Trailer

IMDB

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“We’re all going on a Summer Holiday…”

Alas, this is our last screening for Season 6, we’re shutting down for the Summer, but stay tuned for a FREE invite to a special event over the Summer months. We need your help to test out some new ideas we have for the Cinema’s audio systems, and as a bribe we’ll be running a free screening of a “secret” film to all those who participate.

Details of this event, (and the other bits of tomfoolery we generally get up to over the Summer months) will be communicated in the usual fashion, by email, Facebook and on the website.

Hope to see you at some of these, but if not, have a glorious Summer…and we’ll see you again in September for season 7.

 

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