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Ava DuVernay’s 13th Is an Essential, If Imperfect, Look at Race Relations and Incarceration

The New York Film Festival has opened for the first time in its 54-year history with a documentary, 13th, directed by Ava DuVernay, of Selma. What’s surprising is that it’s not a formally innovative work but a conventional talking-heads doc, made for Netflix. Why did the good people at the ... More »
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