Please join us for the first screening of the Spring 2016 Social Justice Film Series, 12 Years A Slave.  Amy Nathan Wright will introduce the film, which "is based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom.  In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery" (  Following the screening, Shannon Baley will lead a discussion.  The film series is designed for students in American Experience and American Dilemmas.