Twenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked several days of protests, violence and looting in Los Angeles, filmmakers examine that tumultuous period through rarely seen archival footage.
John D. Barnett
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A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.
The film begins with the idea that 25 percent of the people in the world who are incarcerated are incarcerated in the U.S. Although the U.S. has just 5% of the world's population. "13th" charts the explosive growth in America's prison population; in 1970, there were about 200,000 prisoners; today, the prison population is more than 2 million. The documentary touches on chattel slavery; D. W. Griffith's film "The Birth of a Nation"; Emmett Till; the civil rights movement; the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Richard M. Nixon; and Ronald Reagan's declaration of the war on drugs and much more.Written by
Ulf Kjell Gür
impressive,easily accessible contact to understand black's rights
The world issue , Floyds' death, made me watch this documentary. I'm not U.S.A. citizen, However, The story is reasonable to why should we speak black's right even if you are not a black. This doc showed me how the black people have been treated in America in political and legal ways. And their process was very meticulous.
Media spread the black's stereotype and made people blame individuals.
The songs used intermittently are Hip hop and the lyrics show black's suffering from racism, with trendy beat and sounds. And it makes me feel ironic, I never have thought about their historical background although I usually enjoy hip-hop. The trendiness of songs is the evidence of the fact that black's problem is occurring in very recent days.
Regardless of controversy whether it is the well-made doc, the problem exists, and this content at least helps people over the world to perceive the problem. Like me. And it is meaningful enough why this kind of show should be launched more.
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