Ava DuVernay's Origin - Princess Cinemas

Grappling with tremendous personal tragedy, writer Isabel Wilkerson sets herself on a path of global investigation and discovery as she writes Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents.
Date & Time
Jan 26, 2024 4:15 PM

Directed by Academy Award nominee Ava DuVernay (SELMA), ORIGIN stars Academy Award nominee Aunjanue Ellis (THE COLOR PURPLE) stars as a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, who, while grappling with tremendous personal tragedy, sets herself on a path of global investigation and discovery. 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. Deadline Hollywood Daily raves, “Ava DuVernay continues to establish herself as one of the most vital voices in contemporary cinema.”

"Achieving a breakthrough for the character and audience members alike, the astute filmmaker drills into the dramatic core and lets the film’s magnitude push the picture’s heartrending sentiments to the fore." - AV Club

"Rich in thought, Origin is a dense, forceful masterwork, and, quite simply, the most radical film of DuVernay’s career." - RogerEbert.com

"It’s hard to recall a movie made for general audiences that takes ideas so seriously, that makes the pursuit of them appear so thrilling, or that is so replete with the intellectual substance of the protagonist’s endeavors." - New Yorker


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Playing at Princess Original:

Fri, Jan 26 - 4:15 pm

Sat, Jan 27 - 4:15 pm

Sun, Jan 28 - 4:30 pm

Directed by:

Ava DuVernay

Running Time:

135 mins.


United States




Aunjanue Ellis, Jon Bernthal, Vera Farmiga