Twelve Years a Slave to premiere at Toronto Film Festival

Adobe Photoshop PDFTwelve Years a Slave will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. The lineup was announced earlier today, and Collider has the full press release.

The schedule will be announced on August 20. TIFF 2013 runs from Sept. 5 to 15.

12 Years a Slave Steve McQueen, USA World Premiere

12 Years a Slave tells the incredible true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841 and finally freed in 1853. The story is a triumphant tale of one man’s courage and perseverance to reunite with his family that serves as an important historical and cultural marker in American history. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Garret Dillahunt, Paul Giamatti, Scoot McNairy, Lupita Nyong’o, Adepero Oduye, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, Michael Kenneth Williams and Alfre Woodard.