12 Years a Slave (Friday 9/6)
Where: Princess of Wales - 6:00 p.m.
What It's About: Chiwetel Ejiofor stars as a free black man in pre-Civil War America who is kidnapped and sold into slavery, and then must struggle to regain his freedom. Already highly praised from a preview screening at Telluride, the new drama from Steve McQueen (Shame) features an all-star supporting cast, including Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch and Paul Giamatti, with a luminous turn by newcomer Lupita Nyong'o.
Other Big Films Premiering Friday
Horns (Daniel Radcliffe, supernatural thriller)
The Last of Robin Hood (Kevin Kline as Errol Flynn)
Parkland (JFK assassination drama)
Prisoners (high-class kidnapping thriller)
Southcliffe (town turned upside down by a shooting)