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Friday, March 10

12 Years a Slave

Film Screening
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Concert Hall

Join us for the public screening of 12 Years a Slave [2013], the Academy Award-winning film based on Solomon Northup’s 1853 memoir of the same name. It was Henry Bliss Northup, Middlebury Class of 1829, who rescued Solomon from slavery. The film will be introduced by Associate Professor of History William Hart, whose research of this highly dramatic historical event is in the current issue of Middlebury College magazine. Co-sponsored by the Middlebury College Museum of Art and the Program in Film & Media Culture. Free

twelve years a slave