Utah Film Center takes on U.S. prison system

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The Utah Film Center is engaging in a conversation about the United States prison system.

Elisabeth Nebeker, executive director of the Utah Film Center, talks more about an upcoming screening and discussion.

The Utah Film Center is hosting a free screening of Ava DuVernay’s 13th with a post film discussion. 13th takes an in-depth look at  the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation’s history of inequality.

The screening will be Thursday, October 5 at 7 p.m. at West Jordan viridian Center.


The discussion, “Redefining Justice: A Community Call to Action” will feature Dr. Minister Roderic Land (ACLU Utah Board Member), Lex Scott (Founder of United Front and Organizer with Black Lives Matter), Kathy Abarca (Executive Director of Racially Just Utah) and moderator Nubia Pena (J.D., Utah Juvenile Defense Attorneys & UCASA).

For more information  visit utahfilmcenter.org

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