Upload

Loading icon Loading...

This video is unavailable.

TAVIS SMILEY | Chiwetel Ejiofor | February 13, 2014

Sign in to YouTube

Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to like PBS's video.

Sign in to YouTube

Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to dislike PBS's video.

Sign in to YouTube

Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to add PBS's video to your playlist.

Published on Feb 13, 2014

In this clip, Ejiofor discusses talks the national conversation on race and human dignity sparked by 12 Years a Slave.

Tonight on PBS, I'm joined by Chiwetel Ejiofor whose commanding performance as Solomon Northup in 12 Years A Slave earned him an Oscar nomination. Trained in the theater, London-born Ejiofor has been called Britain's "first Black movie star." His versatility is demonstrated by his range of roles—from his breakthrough performance in the 2001 drama, Dirty Pretty Things, and Golden Globe-nominated turn in the HBO miniseries, Tsunami, to portraying South African President Mbeki in Endgame.

For more of our conversation, be sure to tune in to Tavis Smiley tonight on PBS. Check out our website for your local TV listings: www.pbs.org/tavis.

Loading icon Loading...

Loading icon Loading...

Loading icon Loading...

Loading icon Loading...

Ratings have been disabled for this video.
Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.

Loading icon Loading...

Loading...
Working...
Sign in to add this to Watch Later

Add to