12 Years a Slave: From Obscurity to the Oscars

From 2014 CCCA Razor's Edge Conference

A panel of artists and scholars discuss the film, "12 Years a Slave." They comment on the powerful execution of the film, noting how the film did not shy away from presenting long, uncomfortable shots to evoke the painful empathy of the audience. The panelists consider how the story of the main character's developing identity communicates the tragedy of slavery in a particularly human way.

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