The 13th Step is a ground breaking documentary film released in 2016 on AMAZON Prime. The 13th Step appeared in Cannes and was exibited in the Documentary Corner in 2015. The film won best Documentary in The Beverly Hills Film Festival. A story that uncovers sex offenders, violent offenders and old timers who prey on innocent, vulnerable, AA members. Monica Richardson the Director, and long time AA member, left in 2011 to make the film after desperately trying to make things safer in AA. AA World Headquarters in New York City declined all attempts to be interviewed.