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.