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LA Times Today: With ‘Origin,’ Ava DuVernay tackles race issues through a new lens

By: Lisa McRee
Publication: Los Angeles Times
January 12, 2024
January 12, 2024

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Academy Award nominee Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor portrays Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson in “Origin,” the latest from director Ava DuVernay. The film follows Wilkerson as she researches her bestselling book, “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents.”

Ava DuVernay joined Lisa McRee with more on the dramatic and personal story of the woman behind that book.

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