12 Years a Slave tells the incredible true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841 and finally freed in 1853. The story is a triumphant tale of one man’s courage and perseverance to reunite with his family that serves as an important historical and cultural marker in American history.
Directed by Steve McQueen (Shame '11, Hunger '08) and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Garret Dillahunt, Paul Giamatti, Scoot McNairy, Lupita Nyong'o, Adepero Oduye, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, Michael Kenneth Williams and Alfre Woodard.
Film Website + Trailer
Running time: 2 hrs 13 mins
Tickets are $8.50 and the Rialto accepts CASH ONLY.
The film starts at 7:30 PM. Let's gather in the lobby 15-20 minutes before show time. We can go to Lilly's Pizza afterwards if there is interest.