The 13th Movie

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2016 | Documentary

Chronicles the history of racial inequality in the United States, examining how our country has the highest incarceration rate in the world, with the majority of prisoners being African-American. From...

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The 13th release date was Friday, October 7, 2016. This was a Streaming release. Netflix Only

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Ava DuVernay

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Chronicles the history of racial inequality in the United States, examining how our country has the highest incarceration rate in the world, with the majority of prisoners being African-American. From the rebirth of the KKK to the Black Lives Matter movement, director Ava DuVernay traces the history of racism in the U.S. and how such fear and division facilitate a system that drives such mass criminalization.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • Filmed in secrecy - only revealed after it was announced as the opening film for the 2016 New York Film Festival.
  • Named for the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.
  • Using a mix of archival footage and testimonies from politicians, activists, and formerly incarcerated men and women.

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