Heidi Kim is an associate professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Follow her on Twitter at @HeidiKKim.
How Twelve Years a Slave was made, 150 years before "12 Years a Slave"
WHILE ADULATIONS currently ring out for the film 12 Years a Slave, some critics have questioned why British director, Steve McQueen, chose to make an American historical film. McQueen has cited, among his reasons for making this film, his desire to ...