Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Searing docu decries racial bias; intense violence, cursing.

NR 2016 100 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 7 reviews

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age 16+

Succinct and powerful documentary about a complex and multifaceted topic

This film offers a quick summary of an issue that could easily take up 20 hours from chattel slavery to the election of the current president and all of the micro-events in between. A valiant effort to get everyone up to speed. A complex issue that is too easily dismissed by people looking for a sound bite explanation. DuVernay does a great job of tying all of the elaborate ties and getting many people on board to speak on the topic...even the ALEC representative.
age 13+

Amazing and inspiring

Well there is ONE scene that is a bit visiual just two men naked getting dragged away by the police but its acctually not bad you cab only see their butt not their genetles .... Verry inspiring and would defo reccomend !

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