“I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the Lord.”
– Psalm 118:17, KJV.
“Everyone deserves not just to survive, but to live. This is the most important legacy of Solomon Northup. I dedicate this award to all people who have endured slavery, and the 21 million people who still suffer slavery today”
Steve McQueen, Oscar winning director and producer, 2014.