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12 Years a Slave named ‘best film’

African British director Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave has won the Academy Award for ‘best picture,’ making history as the first movie from a Black director to win the film industry’s highest honor in 86 years of the Oscars.…

12 Years a Slave play
Green Hills Theatre

12 Years a Slave is based on an incredible true story of an African American man’s fight for survival and freedom during the years leading up to the Civil War. Directed by British filmmaker Steve McQueen (of African descent himself),…