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Oprah Winfrey Supports Director Pal Ava DuVernay at New York Film Festival Opening

Oprah Winfrey Supports Director Pal Ava DuVernay at New York Film Festival Opening

Oprah Winfrey meets up with her pal, director Ava DuVernay, at the premiere of Netflix’s documentary 13th during the opening night of the 2016 New York Film Festival on Friday night (September 30) in New York City.

Ava directed the film, which explores the racial inequality in the justice system. It is the first non-fiction film to ever open the festival!

Showing their support at the event were Orange Is the New Black‘s Uzo Aduba, Common, Chloe Sevigny with boyfriend Ricky Saiz, Gabourey Sidibe, and JJ Abrams.

The movie premieres on Netflix on October 7. Watch the trailer below.


13TH | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix
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Posted to: Ava DuVernay, Chloe Sevigny, Common, Gabourey Sidibe, JJ Abrams, Oprah Winfrey, Ricky Saiz, Uzo Aduba

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