Event: Book-to-Film Club: 12 Years a Slave

Rochester NY Region

Book-to-Film Club: 12 Years a Slave

Start Date: 02/22/2020 End Date: 02/26/2020
Event Type: Film Opening

Rochester NY Region

In 12 Years a Slave, Solomon Northup recounts his experience as a free man who is kidnapped as an adult and sold into slavery. 12 Years a Slave is one of the longest and most detailed slave narratives written.

On Saturday, February 22nd, among other topics, we’ll discuss why the slave narrative is important in terms of perspective, voice, three-dimensionality, inciting pathos during its time, and the context in which we read it in the 21st century. Meeting time is 10 a.m.

Then on Wednesday, February 26th, we'll watch a screening of the critically acclaimed film adaptation at Main Street Arts. Screening begins at 6:30 p.m.

Light refreshments will be offered at both the book discussion and the film viewing.

Sulfur Books has new and used copies of 12 Years a Slave for sale.
Sulfur Books
18 E. Main St
Clifton Springs, NY, 14432
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Date: 02/22/2020 - 02/26/2020
Time: Saturday, February 22 at 10 a.m.
(at Sulfur Books, 18 East Main Street, Clifton Springs, NY)
Wednesday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m.
(film screening at Main Street Arts, 20 West Main Street, Clifton Springs, NY)
This event is free, pre-registration is required
Registration Details
This event is free, pre-registration is required: https://store.mainstreetartsgallery.com/store/p3920/book-to-film2.html
Contact Details
Event Contact: Bradley Butler
Phone: 315-462-0210
Email: contact@mainstreetartscs.org
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