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13th: Ava DuVernay's prison documentary should be required viewing

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After crafting Selma, the powerful story of Martin Luther King Jr., director Ava DuVernay has followed up with another important film, Netflix’s 13th, which the hosts of Bingeworthy say is unlike anything that they’ve ever seen before.

During the latest episode of Bingeworthy, the new series from the People/Entertainment Weekly Network, hosts Jessica Shaw (EW Radio on SiriusXM) and Touré (MSNBC’s The Cycle) raved about DuVernay’s new documentary about race in the criminal justice system. Touré described it as painful, powerful, and important, and Shaw described her physical reaction to the movie.

“I watched this documentary, and actually at one point, I had to run to my bathroom because I thought I was going to throw up,” she said. “I can’t remember another time in my life of watching TV, and watching powerful film, and powerful documentaries that I had that kind of reaction. This is not an important documentary, it is vital. It should be required viewing for every American citizen.”

Watch this full episode of Bingeworthy, available now, on the new People/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN). Go to PEOPLE.com/PEN, or download the PEN app on Apple TV, Roku Players, Amazon Fire TV, Xumo, Chromecast, iOS and Android devices.

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