In partnership with Sullivan County Human Rights Commission
Ava DuVernay’s 13th with pre-screening reception and speakers including a representative of NY Senator Jen Metzger, Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther.
5:00 – 5:30 pm: Meet and Greet with refreshments
5:30 – 5:40 pm: Civil rights video montage
5:45 – 6:20 pm: Guest Speakers:Senator Jen Metzger, Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther, Andrea Ogle, Attorney and local criminal defense attorneys
A recitation of Dr. Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise”
6:25 – 8:05 pm: Screening of 13TH
13th is an American documentary by director Ava DuVernay. The film explores the “intersection of race, justice, and mass incarceration in the United States;” 13th it is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which freed the slaves and prohibited slavery, with the exception of slavery as punishment for a crime.
Melina Abdullah, Michelle Alexander, Cory Booker
Spencer Averick, Ava DuVernay