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    '12 Years a Slave' Seen as Turning Point in Films on Slaveryi
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    November 13, 2013 6:52 PM
    Director Steve McQueen’s acclaimed new film, 12 Years a Slave, is a Hollywood watershed. The movie offers an unflinching portrayal of slavery in the United States and sets a new standard for narrating such stories on the silver screen. VOA's Penelope Poulou reports.

    '12 Years a Slave' Seen as Turning Point in Films on Slavery

    Published November 13, 2013

    Director Steve McQueen’s acclaimed new film, 12 Years a Slave, is a Hollywood watershed. The movie offers an unflinching portrayal of slavery in the United States and sets a new standard for narrating such stories on the silver screen. VOA's Penelope Poulou reports.


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