EventsFilm Discussion: 13th (2016)

Film Discussion: 13th (2016)

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM


This month, please watch the documentary Ava DuVernay's 13thand join us for a discussion. 

13TH | FULL-FEATURE | Netflix: 

Combining archival footage with testimony from activists and scholars, director Ava DuVernay's examination of the U.S. prison system looks at how the country's history of racial inequality drives the high rate of incarceration in America.

This piercing, Oscar-nominated film won Best Documentary at the Emmys, the BAFTAs, and the NAACP Image Awards.

U.S. Rating: TV-MA For mature audiences. May not be suitable for ages 17 and under.

Please watch the film in advance of the program. 

How to Attend the Discussion:

The discussion takes place on Zoom. You'll receive an email with a link to the secure Zoom meeting about 24 hours before the meeting. By registering for this event, you agree to abide by the Library Use Guidelines.

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