Filmmaker Ave DuVernay (SELMA) explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that the nation’s prisons are disproportionately filled with African-Americans.An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation’s history of racial inequality.
When you watch “13th”, you feel that you’re seeing an essential dimension of America with new vision. That’s what a cathartically clear-eyed work of documentary art can do. (Variety)
Powerful, infuriating, at times overwhelming, Ava DuVernay’s documentary “13th” will get your blood boiling and tear ducts leaking. (The NY Times)
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Memories can be sweet or bitter, and sometimes both. This goes for collective memory, those stories and recollections of a people that provide meaning for us in our culture, and it goes for the individual. Whether we think of a holiday like Thanksgiving and all its ambivalences that we had this week, or whether it’s the remembered experiences that shape us as individuals, our emotional centers bring us back, again and again, to places of joy and pain. Can we use all of them to move into a better place, a place of wholeness and healing?