13th (film) Documentary is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution
Best Documentary Feature at the 89th Oscars - 2017
13th currently holds a 90/100 on Metacritic
Netflix is now streaming the film.
Be sure to watch the separate film showing Oprah Winfrey’s interview with director Ava DuVernay.
13th is a 2016 American documentary by director Ava DuVernay. Centered on race in the United States criminal justice system which outlawed slavery (unless as punishment for a crime). DuVernay's documentary argues that slavery is being effectively perpetuated through mass incarceration. 13th has garnered acclaim from film critics, and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 89th Oscars.