12 years a slave
• Its based on a true story of a man fighting for freedom
• During the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
• Facing cruelty at the hands of a slave owner, as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles to stay alive, but to retain his dignity.
• In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon's chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionistl forever alter his life