{RECAP} '12 Years A Slave' Screening in Washington, DC | Sparks Debate with Host Roland Martin

8:34 AM Candice Mackel 0 Comments

Photo Credit: Fritz

Last night in the Nation's Capitol, Roland MartinMarcus CantyLiquid Soul Media Fox Searchlight presented the Washington, DC screening of '12 Years A Slave'. 

The screening was attended by some of the top tastemakers such as: Roland MartinMarcus CantyAnwan "Big G" Glover (who is also in the movie), DeAngelo Redman (MTV's "Making The Band"), NFL Player Visanthe Shiancoe, former NFL Play Derrick Dockery, Grammy Nominated Singer Wayna Caroline Jhingory (Author of "Half My Size"/Featured in PEOPLE Mag, Dr. Oz, GMA), Lauren Wilson (Creator of Color COMM Network),  Adrienne Winston (ABC7 News), Quincy Jones (Lifestyle Fashion Tastemaker), DeAngelo Redman (MTV's Making the Band), Bobette Gillete (BET Networks), Risikat Okedeyi(Owner of Lil SoSo Productions), Micha Woods (The Howard Theater), DJ Heat (Producer of WPGC Morning Show), Monique Davis-Cary (Atlantic Records), Jermon Williams (Owner of Broccoli City & Works on The Hill), Meka Mathis (Owner of Spa Beauty Lounge), Marcus Washington (Former Washington Redskins) & Mikey Staxx (Clothing Designer/ Owner of Staxx & Associates) just to name a fewAlso attending were Community Leaders, Politicos, Howard University students + more!

After the film was over, Roland Martin and Marcus Canty both took to the front of the theater to begin a discussion about the film. There definitely were many debates happening with individuals sharing their thoughts on the film, how it will open up new doors to slavery and proving that the film will definitely spark some heavy dialogue in the next coming weeks, months and most likely years. 

Photo Credit: Fritz



'12 Years A Slave' will be released in Select cities FRIDAY, OCT 18th. Movie Trailer is below.