Film Screening 13th a documentary by Ava Duvernay

March 3, 2017, 7:00PM

20 Ames St., Cambridge, MA 02139

America makes up 5% of the world’s population, yet locks up 25% of the world’s prisoners. Ava DuVernay’s documentary 13th provides an in-depth look at the United States prison system within the context of this nation’s history of racial inequality.

Film to be followed by Q&A discussion with Melina Abdullah, Professor and Chair of Pan-African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles, organizer with Black Lives Matter, and interviewee from the film 13th.
Pizza served at 6:30 PM.


WOMEN TAKE THE REEL
is a FREE roaming film festival.

SPONSORED BY: MIT Program in Women’s and Gender Studies; the Graduate Consortium in Women’s Studies; Boston College Women’s and Gender Studies Program; Boston University Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program; Brandeis University Women’s and Gender Studies Program; Northeastern University Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program; Simmons College Department of Women’s and Gender Studies; Tufts University Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program; UMass Boston Women’s and Gender Studies Department; Emerson College Department of Visual and Media Arts; and Lesley University.

For more information, contact:

Emily Garner
eagarner@mit.edu

Sponsors