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'13th' director Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey discuss documentary (Video)

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Director Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey attended a screening of the feature documentary film "13TH" over the weekends.

The title of the documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.”

Check out clips below of DuVernay discussing growing up in Compton and her inspiration for the film and of Winfrey discussing "13TH."

"13TH"was released theatrically October 7th and is now streaming on Netflix.

Ava DuVernay on Growing Up in Compton and the Inspiration for 13TH:





Oprah Winfrey on Why Ava DuVernay's 13TH is a "Wakeup Call":


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