A Conversation with Ava DuVernay about Art, Justice, and the Healthy Society

How can culture create a more just and healthy society? Harman-Eisner Artist in Residence and precedent-shattering filmmaker Ava DuVernay offers some answers in films like 13th and Selma. Her work challenges racial and gender dynamics in Hollywood and across the country as it depicts in the starkest of terms how systemic social injustices imperil public health. Aspen Institute Arts Program Director Damian Woetzel sits down with DuVernay to discuss the catalytic power of well-told stories, and how those stories can drive progress on some of the most urgent equity issues facing our nation. (Underwritten by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)

Festival: Spotlight Health 2018

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