'12 years a slave' wins three oscars
12 Years a Slave, the gripping feature film about a free man who was sold as a slave, won three Oscars, among which the one for Best Picture. 12 Years a Slave will also be screened at the upcoming Movies that Matter Festival. On Thursday afternoon, March 20th, the screening is followed by a Q&A with journalist Bianca Stigter. Stigter convinced her partner, director Steve McQueen, to make the film based on the book by Solomon Northup.