12 Years a Slave (2013) Directed by Steve McQueen Screenplay by John Ridley Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong’o,
A unique look at the 1920’s through the camera lens of Dziga Vertov.
“I’ve come here with no expectations, only to profess, now that I am at liberty to do so, that my heart is, and always will be, yours.” – Hugh Grant as Edward Ferrars
“I must say I differ with the keen minds of the South and with our President, who apparently shares their views, offering that the natural state of mankind is instead – and I know this is a controversial idea – is freedom.” – Anthony Hopkins as John Quincy Adams
One bullet killed the President. But not one man.
“With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan, to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations.” – Abraham Lincoln