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Collin College Film Series Screen 12 Years A Slave

Jan. 27, 2017-Collin College’s Auteur Film Series will feature a screening of the film “12 Years A Slave” at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 9 at The Angelika Film Center at The Shops at Legacy, 7205 Bishop Road in Plano.

The film is part of the 2016-2017 series “Dear Movie Lover” which features films in which the role of letters is prominent. Based on a true story and presented in conjunction with African American History Month, the film is about a free African-American who is kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841. He struggles to send the letter that will regain his freedom.

All film screenings in the series are free and open to the public. Doors open 30 minutes before the film begins, and seating is limited. Some material may not be suitable for all audiences.

For more information, including film ratings, visit or contact Carolyn Perry at The Auteur Film Series is supported by the Communication and Humanities Division at Collin College.

Collin College serves more than 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,100 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.