Twelve Years a Slave – Riveting Tale of the Human Cost of Slavery

What it’s about Based on a true story. Solomon Northup, a free African-American, is promised a fortnightly job by Brown and Hamilton. However, after arriving in Washington DC, he realises that he has been sold into slavery. Why you should watch it This film provides an excellent insight into the human cost of slavery and does very well at avoiding telling people what to think … Continue reading Twelve Years a Slave – Riveting Tale of the Human Cost of Slavery

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – Friendship Has No Prejudice

What it’s about Bruno is the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a concentration camp during WWII. His friendship with a Jewish boy he meets across the fence leads to unexpected consequences. Why you should watch it Is hatred for those who think different to us in our blood or do we learn to hate those who think different? This film uses a story between … Continue reading The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – Friendship Has No Prejudice