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The 13th Amendment (a necessary cinematic masterpiece)

La Guarida proudly presents Academy Award Best Documentary:

a documentary directed by Ava Duvernay
(in English with Spanish subtitles).

Wednesday, September 2, 6:15 PM.
We open at 5 PM.
Reservations only with dinner.
Maximum capacity 13 people.

La Guarida
Marsical Lamar and Luis Pauta
Info and reservations: 099 806 8071

The title of Ava DuVernay's extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads: "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States." The progression from that second qualifying clause to the horrors of mass criminalization and the sprawling American prison industry is laid out by DuVernay with bracing lucidity. With a potent mixture of archival footage and testimony from a dazzling array of activists, politicians, historians, and formerly incarcerated women and men, DuVernay creates a work of grand historical synthesis.

Black Lives Matter. We hope to have a full house for this very important masterpiece. Nowhere else in Cuenca you'll get these rare viewings.

September 2nd, from 6:15 PM to 9 PM, Free, Mariscal Lamar y Luis Pauta, Cuenca.

Andres:  099 806 8071. Call after: 8 AM.