13th: From Slave to Criminal With One Amendment

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“13th” is a 2016 American documentary by director Ava DuVernay. Centered on race in the United States criminal justice system, the film is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which outlawed slavery (unless as punishment for a crime). DuVernay’s documentary argues that slavery is being effectively perpetuated through mass incarceration.

“13th” is nominated for the 2017 Oscar Documentary (feature).

Sponsors: Marlene's Market and Deli Greater Gig Harbor Foundation

Release Year: 2016

Running Time: 1 hr 40 min

Director: Ava DuVernay

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