Blokes Cinema Evening - Page 58(Our club's Fiftyeighth meeting since chartered)

The Cinema visit was successful, I am not sure you should call the film (cert 15) entertaining; it was very disturbing, harrowing and violent!!!

Some ten ABC members, including one members wife, who was celebrating her birthday that night, watched the film; 12 nights a slave.

We could not take our usual photographs so here are some stills from the film and the original flyer.

ABC meeting Monday 20th January 2014

ABC is going to the Cinema.

The Movies - The Flicks - The Pictures

12 Years a Slave

Book in with Bob Whiston

Empire - Birmingham Great Park

Bristol Road South, Rednal, Rubery Great Park, Birmingham

‎‎20:30 (8:30pm)

Meet up say 8pm+ at the Cinema to buy tickets/ Popcorn etc

You can take in drinks and food.

‎2hr 13min‎‎ - Rated 15‎‎ - Drama‎‎ - English‎
Director: Steve McQueen - Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Garrett Dillahunt, Paul Giamatti, Scott McNairy, Lupita Nyong'o, Adepero Oduye, Sarah Paulson

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Facing cruelty at the hands of a malevolent slave owner, as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity.

In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon's chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.


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