Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Can a Feature Film Be a Work of History?: The Pietist Schoolman on "12 Years a Slave"
I am sure that this will not be our last post on 12 Years a Slave. The movie is getting positive reviews, both from film critics and the historical community. Over at the Pietist Schoolman, Chris Gehrz suggests that 12 Years a Slave "seems to have surpassed the standard of being a great movie, or even being essential art, and instead become a work of history." Here is a taste of Gerhz's post: