13th is a 2016 American documentary by director Ava DuVernay. The film explores the «intersection of race, justice and mass incarceration in the United States. Titled after the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which freed the slaves and prohibited slavery, the film focuses on the fact that the nation's prisons are disproportionately filled with African-Americans.
Moderator: India King, Ashé Intern
Panelists: CFreedom- CFreedom Photography, Who's Coming With Me Nola; Robert Goodman- Vote: Voice of the Experienced; Fox Rich, National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls.
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The Seventh Art Stand’s second installment, “Uplifting Black Voices”, will take place from August to October 2017.
Initially inspired by the Philando Castile ruling in Minnesota, but continuously relevant, the focus centers around
films that empower African-Americans, celebrate successful leaders, and offer historical context that leads to the
continued unjust treatment of communities of color.