'12 Years a Slave' added to US schools' curriculum
Steve McQueen's '12 Years a Slave' has been added to the school curriculum in the US, it has been revealed. The Oscar-nominated film will now be taught in schools, as it will help to educate children in America, Contactmusic reported.
The National School Boards Association has made it mandatory for all the public high schools in US to add movie to their curriculum.
Speaking on this move Montel Williams, the talkshow host said that when Hollywood is at its best, the power of such movies can be utilized into a powerful educational tool.
Williams further added that '12 Years a Slave' has distinctively highlighted a shameful period in American history and this move will evoke a desire in students to not repeat the evils of the past and will inspire them to dream big of a better and brighter future.
(Posted on 01-03-2014)
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