About

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

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Directed by

Ava DuVernay

Written by

Ava DuVernay (Writer)
Spencer Averick (Writer)

Runtime

100 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

From slave to criminal with one amendment

Cast

Keywords

murder woman director politics prison conspiracy illegal drugs suicide slavery american history race cocaine crack statistics african american history

Lists

#24 on The 50 Most Critically-Acclaimed Films of 2016 They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#857 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?