When:
Friday, Mar 03, 2017 7:00p -
9:00p

Where:
MIT List Visual Arts Center
20 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Art, Film, Food, Lectures & Conferences, Meetup, Nightlife, University

Event website:
https://listart.mit.edu/events-programs/film-screening-13th-documentary-ava-duvernay

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 6:30pm

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

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