Netflix just dropped the trailer for AVA DUVERNAY’S NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY ‘The 13TH’. The film was chosen as to open the New York Film Festival on Friday, becoming the first ever nonfiction feature to do so.

The film chronicles a history of racial inequality in the U.S. with an in-depth look at the country’s prison system. The 13th,  refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution outlawing slavery “except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted,”

The film drops on Netflix ‘October 7th’

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