Oscar-winning 12 Years A Slave to return to Ely Cinema

13:52 24 April 2014

12 YEARS A SLAVE, right: Chiwetel Ejiofor, 2013, film still, ph: Francois Duhamel/TM and Copyright ©Fox Searchlight Pictures. All rights reserved./courtesy Everett Collection

12 YEARS A SLAVE, right: Chiwetel Ejiofor, 2013, film still, ph: Francois Duhamel/TM and Copyright ©Fox Searchlight Pictures. All rights reserved./courtesy Everett Collection

Copyright © Fox Searchlight / Everett Collection

Movie lovers have another chance to see multi-award winning 12 Years A Slave this week as it returns to Ely Cinema.

The film portrays the emotional wreckage left by man’s hatred of those that are different to us while sparing little of the horrors that are practised upon other humans as a result.

The nine-time Oscar nominated film will be shown next Wednesday, April 30, from 7.30pm.

The emotional heart-wrenching and enlightening film follows the life of Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man who is captured and sold into the slave trade of the southern states of 18th century America.

The film is an epic watch but be warned – it will leave you uncomfortable at points as the barbarity and brutality of the treatment of black men, women and children is uncompromisingly shown.

For tickets or more information, contact the box office on 01353 616991.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ely Standard visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ely Standard staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ely Standard account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

38 minutes ago
The christening of Princess Charlotte at Sandringham Church. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Princess Charlotte was christened in front of the Queen and close family and friends yesterday as the Cambridges had their first public outing as a family of four.

50 minutes ago
Bracode campaign; Two of the women involved in the campaign are from the Ely area, Claire Taylor from Ely and Jodie McPherson from Little Downham. Claire is first on the left in the attached campaign photo, and Jodie is second from left.

An Ely woman and another from Little Downham feature in a ‘bracode campaign’ by Addenbrooke’s to support research to make personalised breast cancer diagnosis and treatment a reality.

Yesterday, 17:00
The team at Healthwatch Cambridgeshire receive the award.

Healthwatch Cambridgeshire, who work with inspectors to get over patients’ views at hospital and care home inspections, have received a national award.

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ely Standard e-edition today E-edition