Watch the tragic masterpiece in the gardens of Hampton Court Palace
This Oscar-winning epic brings Solomon Northup’s 1853 slave memoir to life with heartbreaking candour, poignantly underscoring brutal scenes and stark cinematography with a powerful soundtrack. By refusing to compromise in his portrayal of an enslaved man’s relentless fight for freedom, McQueen makes this one of the most moving films you'll ever see. Certificate 15. There's a bar and hot food available on site, but feel free to bring a picnic. You'll probably wanna bring a blanket to sit on and something cosy to wear too. The screening will go ahead whatever the weather, so bring a waterproof jacket or a blanket. There are ponchos available to buy on site.
“This is an important story, told with passion, conviction and grace.”