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"13th" Film & Discussion - A Stowe Prize Event

February 24, 2017    6-8:30 PM
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Free Event

13th film poster


Join us for an encore screening of 13th, director Ava Duvernay's in-depth look at the U.S. prison system and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality. Discuss the film with Stowe Center staff and visitors. Free event.

Featured in the film are 2017 Stowe Prize winner Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption and 2013 Stowe Prize winner Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.

Leading the discussion is Troy Brown, Manager of the Connecticut Judicial Branch Court Support Service Division (CSSD) Training Academy and the CSSD Multicultural Affairs Unit. Born and raised in Hartford, to Jamaican parents, Troy’s bi-cultural skills set the stage for his passion and work in diversity and cultural responsiveness.


View the trailer


Film not rated. 100 minutes.

The film and discussion are one of several events commemorating this year's Stowe Prize.

Visit the calendar page for more information on upcoming events.

Note: Bryan Stevenson will not attend this event. Hear him speak at one or both of the Stowe Prize Day events .