13th: From Slave to Criminal With One Amendment

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies of Renton
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7:00 PM, Monday, February 13, 2017
Location: Renton, WA (click for map)

13th refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude . . . shall exist within the United States.”  The progression from that second qualifying clause to the horrors of mass criminalization and the sprawling American prison industry is laid out by DuVernay with bracing lucidity, with a potent mixture of archival footage and testimony from activists, politicians, historians, and formerly incarcerated women and men.

Join us at a new venue in downtown Renton,

Liberty Cafe 926 S 3rd Renton, WA 98057

This event is FREE and open to the public.

There is a $5 suggested donation.

All proceeds go to support Meaningful Movies Project

Release Year: 2016

Running Time: 100 minutes

Director: Ava DuVarney

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  1. Mary Dell
    #1 Mary Dell 23 January, 2017, 15:48

    I have been wanting to show this at church but do not want to lead a dialog as the only person of color. I really want to just sit back and watch it one more time. Thanks for showing it!

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