In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.
Director: Doug Torres, Eva Z. Cabrera, Steve McQueen
Genre: Drama, History
Cast: Adepero Oduye, Alfre Woodard, Andre De'Sean Shanks, Andre Robinson, Andy Dylan, Anwan Glover, Ashley Dyke, Austin Purnell, Benedict Cumberbatch, Bill Camp, Blake Burt, Bob Walker