Have you already watched the movie "12 Years A Slave"? This film tells the story of Solomon Northup, an African-American man who kidnapped and enslaved. At that time, the American population is still very racist towards black people. Solomon himself is a free man. He was finally able to return to his wife and children after 12 years of being a slave.
The film is directed by Steve McQueen praise in Hollywood. Not only that, "12 Years A Slave" will be the learning materials in schools United States (U.S.). American National School Board Association (NSBA) announced the Golden Globe-winning film and an Oscar nomination it will be the subject matter of American history. He will be paired with Solomon memoir about the arrest, and escape slavery itself written in 1853.
Referring to Time, as reported by the Huffington Post, Saturday (03/01/2014), the distribution of the film will be funded by the Montel Williams television presenter in collaboration with New Regency film distributor, Penguin Books and Fox Searchlight Pictures. Williams is also the originator of the idea of inserting a movie about the Civil War, "Glory" into the school curriculum. "It gives high school teachers a lot of options, so they can decide how they adjust curriculum taught," said NSBA Executive Director Tom Gentzel.
The program is scheduled for September 2014. When running, the program will be the form of a dream director Steve McQueen who want to see the book "12 Years A Slave" as part of a discussion about slavery in school.