Chiwetel Ejiofor on “12 Years a Slave”: “I feel connected to the history, to the reality of it”

October 15, 2013   // 0 Comments

  BY DANIEL D'ADDARIO This could be a watershed year at the Oscars for films depicting black characters’ lives. This year’s already seen the release of American-made dramas “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” and “Fruitvale Station”; Barkhad Abdi is considered a frontrunner for a best supporting actor nomination as a Somali pirate in “Captain Phillips”; a biopic depicting the life of Nelson Mandela...

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