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A Film by Ava DuVernay

2023|Drama|2hr 21m

Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Ava DuVernay, ORIGIN chronicles the tragedy and triumph of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson as she investigates a global phenomenon of epic proportions.

Portrayed by Academy Award nominee Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor (“King Richard”), Isabel experiences unfathomable personal loss and love as she crosses continents and cultures to craft one of the defining American books of our time. Inspired by the New York Times best-seller “Caste,” ORIGIN explores the mystery of history, the wonders of romance and a fight for the future of us all.

Directed by Ava DuVernay, Screenplay by Ava DuVernay, Isabelle Wilkerson (based on the book by), Produced by Ava DuVernay, Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, Paul Garnes, Melida Gates, Tilane Jones, Matthew J. Lloyd, Cheryl Miller, Regina Miller, Laurene Powell-Jobs, Kimberly Steward, Mike Topoozian, Thane Watkins, Anne Wojcicki

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ORIGIN

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A Film by Ava DuVernay

2023|Drama|2hr 21m

Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Ava DuVernay, ORIGIN chronicles the tragedy and triumph of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson as she investigates a global phenomenon of epic proportions.

Portrayed by Academy Award nominee Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor (“King Richard”), Isabel experiences unfathomable personal loss and love as she crosses continents and cultures to craft one of the defining American books of our time. Inspired by the New York Times best-seller “Caste,” ORIGIN explores the mystery of history, the wonders of romance and a fight for the future of us all.

Directed by Ava DuVernay, Screenplay by Ava DuVernay, Isabelle Wilkerson (based on the book by), Produced by Ava DuVernay, Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, Paul Garnes, Melida Gates, Tilane Jones, Matthew J. Lloyd, Cheryl Miller, Regina Miller, Laurene Powell-Jobs, Kimberly Steward, Mike Topoozian, Thane Watkins, Anne Wojcicki

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Film Trailer

Reframe Your Thinking

Award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay shows you how to work backward from your vision to defy limits and reach your goals.

Reframe Your Thinking

Award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay shows you how to work backward from your vision to defy limits and reach your goals.

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