Hampton University
HU presents free screening of '12 Years a Slave'
10/18/2013 - #16

Hampton, Va. - Hampton University and the Fox HBCU Alliance will present a screening of “12 Years a Slave” Monday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. in Ogden Hall on the campus of Hampton University.  The screening is free and open to the public.  A Q&A featuring actor Kelsey Scott will be held directly after the screening.  Scott portrays Anne Northup wife of Solomon Northup in “12 Years a Slave.” 

“12 Years a Slave” is a 2013 British-American historical drama film based on the 1853 autobiography Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup, a free black man who was kidnapped in Washington, D.C. in 1841 and sold into slavery.

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Media Contact: Yuri R. Milligan, University Relations, 757.727.5253, yuri.milligan@hamptonu.edu

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