Shame director Steve McQueen’s next film 12 Years A Slave is heading to theaters in October and will be playing at the Toronto Film Festival, is already receiving positive buzz.
The film follows a free black man during pre-Civil War who is abducted and sold into slavery. For 12 years he struggles with to not only stay alive but to retain his dignity but a chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist changes his life forever.
While you still have a bit to wait to check out this film, you can check out the special featurette “A Portrait of Solomon Northup” here now.
Be sure to check out 12 Years A Slave when it hits theaters on October 18.