13th Amendment documentary: Slavery, hypocrisy, and profit

Director Ava DuVernay's cogent documentary, 13TH, exposes a broken democracy.
Director Ava DuVernay’s cogent documentary, 13TH, exposes a broken democracy.

As someone with a background in broadcast journalism and film, I tend to be extra critical of documentaries.¬†Too many tend to be poorly structured, indulgent, boring, uninformative, or some combination thereof. But “13TH” is among the more cogent and compelling documentaries I’ve seen in years. Continue reading “13th Amendment documentary: Slavery, hypocrisy, and profit”