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Dir: Ava DuVernay
Cast: Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, Jon Bernthal, Niecy Nash
141mins   2023   US   12A   English    Audio Described F-Rated

Written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Ava DuVernay, ORIGIN chronicles the tragedy and triumph of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson as she explores the mystery of history, the wonders of romance, and a fight for our future.

Despite the colossal scope of her project, she finds beauty and bravery while crafting one of the defining American books of our time.

'Plenty of movies are important, shining a light on underrepresented people and stories, but few are as revolutionary in scope, form, and purpose' - Laura Babiak, Observer

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