by Ken Korman
The Prytania Theatre is offering discounted school and educational group screenings of director Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave. Interested parties should contact Eric Ramstead at firstname.lastname@example.org. The film, which tells the true story of Solomon Northup, a free man of color in 19th-century New York who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in Louisiana, opens Friday at the Prytania, Canal Place, and Elmwood Palace theaters. Read our full review here.