Oscar movie ‘12 Years a Slave’ added to US school curriculum

Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave has been added to the school curriculum in the US, it has been revealed. The Oscar-nominated film will now be taught in schools, as it will help to educate children in America, Contactmusic reported.

12 Years a Slave is a historical drama based on the true story of Solomon Northup, a free man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in the US in the 1840s. The movie has been nominated for 9 Academy Awards and stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Brad Pitt.

The National School Boards Association has made it mandatory for all the public high schools in US to add the movie to their curriculum. Speaking on this move famous talkshow host – Montel Williams played a key role in coordinating the distribution of the film to schools. He said that when Hollywood is at its best, the power of such movies can be utilized into a powerful educational tool.

Williams further added that 12 Years a Slave has distinctively highlighted a shameful period in American history and this move will evoke a desire in students to not repeat the evils of the past and will inspire them to dream big of a better and brighter future.

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  • Sam Thomas

    There is nothing factual about this movie at all, how could they let this garbage produced by an Israeli Arms dealer and terrorist be placed in school ? This is jewish terrorism and white guilt BS nonsense. and does not speak of the massive jewish role in the African Slave Trade. BS BS BS BS BS. G-T-F-O.

  • Sam Thomas

    The first person to own a slave in America was a black man named Anthony Johnson and while 47 % of jewish households owned slaves only 4 % of white households owned slaves. Judeo-Slave Ship Owners – Aaron Lopez, Moses Levy, Jacob Franks Issac Levy and Nathan Simpson Henry Cruger and Jacob PhoenixMordecai and David Gomez Nathan Marston and Abram Lyell Justus Bosch and John Abrams John and Jacob Roosevelt Wm. De Woolf James De Woolf Jan de Sweevts I’m sure the jewish terrorist Arnon Milchan the movies funder fails to mention these facts in this movie.