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Newswire: Here’s why Ava DuVernay put Donald Trump in her new documentary

Ava DuVernay’s new documentary 13TH, which screened for press this morning at the New York Film Festival, takes a hard, historical look at mass incarceration at America. It includes a devastating sequence that intersperses footage of Donald Trump supporters hounding black protesters at rallies with archival imagery of a man being harassed, highlighting just how insidious his praise for the “good old days” really is.
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