Thank you to all who attended this event and made it a success!

Hosted by Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region, Inc.

A historical drama based upon the autobiography of Solomon Northup, a free black man kidnapped
and sold into slavery in 1841- ‘extraordinary”, “surreal”, a ‘”sure bet to win the Oscar for best picture”

Join the discussion with Solomon Northup’s descendent Ms. Vera Williams, NewsChannel 13 anchor Ms. Elaine Houston, and local scholars. Enjoy music reminiscent of Solomon Northup’s fiddling which will be provided by accomplished violinist Colin McCoy.

Meet Renee Moore, founder of Solomon Northup Day.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Advance screening// 6pm – 8:15pm

Spectrum 8 Theatres
290 Delaware Avenue
Albany, New York 12209

Reception// 8:30pm – 9:30pm

 Mỹ Linh Restaurant
272 Delaware Avenue
Albany, New York 12209

Proceeds from the reception will support the educational initiatives of Underground Railroad History Project, a non-profit 501(c)3 chartered by the Regents of the University of New York State

fox-searchlight-logo12 Years A Slave produced by FOX SEARCHLIGHT with: REGENCY ENTERPRISES and RIVER ROAD ENTERTAINMENT Presenting A RIVER ROAD, PLAN B and NEW REGENCY Production in Association with FILM4


“12 Years a Slave”, the latest work by acclaimed British film director Steve McQueen, stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, and Sarah Paulson. Winner of The People’s Choice award at the Toronto International Film Festival, 12 Years a Slave is expected to draw accolades from all moviegoers.

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