13TH is a 2016 American documentary by director Ava DuVernay. Centered on race in the United States criminal justice system, the film is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which theoretically outlawed slavery. DuVernay's documentary argues that slavery is being perpetuated through mass incarceration.
When: December 5, 2016
Film screening - 12:15pm - SMC Campus Center, Room 208 (Elm Room A)
Space for reflection and discussion - 2:00pm - SMC Campus Center, Room 208 (Elm Room A)
Additional space for reflection and discussion - 5:00pm - SSW, Room 2W11
Lunch will be provided at the film screening and light refreshments at the 5pm reflection. The event is open to all UMB students, faculty and staff. Please RSVP.