A freeborn black carpenter in 1840s New York is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the South, struggling for over a decade to survive the brutal conditions and regain his freedom. Avery Brooks, Petronia Paley, and John Saxon star in this powerful true account of racial injustice which was the basis for 2013's "12 Years a Slave." AKA: "Half Slave, Half Free." 117 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; biographies.