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

Directed by

Ava DuVernay

Written by

Spencer Averick, Ava DuVernay