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Posted: June 21, 2018, 6:14 am


Alabama professor to direct episode of Oprah-produced show 'Queen Sugar'
Created by "Selma" and "A Wrinkle in Time" director Ava DuVernay, the series follows the life of three siblings, who move to Louisiana to claim an inheritance from their recently departed father, an 800-acre sugarcane farm in Louisiana. Oprah Winfrey ...
Oprah Winfrey Network's 'Queen Sugar' has quietly become one of TV's most racially progressive showsNBCNews.com

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Posted: June 20, 2018, 9:31 pm

Fast Company

Ava DuVernay becomes the first black woman to direct a $100 million-grossing film
Fast Company
Of course, there have been recent success stories for black male directors, namely Ryan Coogler (Black Panther: $699 million), Jordan Peele (Get Out: $176 million), and Malcolm D. Lee (Girls Trip: $115 million), but DuVernay stands alone as the most ...
Ava Duvernay Becomes First Black Woman To Direct $100M-Grossing FilmThe Shadow League (blog)
Ava DuVernay inspired family separation protest on Twitter with one pictureCulturess

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Posted: June 20, 2018, 8:33 pm

Amsterdam News

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay inspires others to share childhood photos in protest of family separation policy
Amsterdam News
Imagine this for the child you were. Filmmaker Ava DuVernay wrote these words on Twitter Tuesday night, and shared a childhood picture of herself and her mom, inspiring thousands of others to do the same in protest of the Trump Administration family ...

Posted: June 20, 2018, 2:36 pm


Ava DuVernay Inspires Others To Share Childhood Pictures In Protest Of Family Separation
In an effort to bring attention to the Trump administration's family separation policy that has been making headlines and causing much debate as of late, filmmaker Ava DuVernay tweeted a photo of herself as a child with commentary on the current events ...
Ava DuVernay Inspires Twitter to Share Childhood Pictures in ...Hollywood Reporter
Ava DuVernay sets record as first Black female director with $100 ...TheGrio (blog)
Ava DuVernay becomes the first black female to direct a $100 million-grossing filmkwbe
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Posted: June 20, 2018, 4:17 am

Daily Beast

The War on Hollywood Sexism: Ava DuVernay, Miranda July, Karyn Kusama, and More Directors Speak Out
Daily Beast
Transparent director Nisha Ganatra was on the hunt for an episode cinematographer when she hit a dilemma: The men's reels she reviewed were better than the women's. As a filmmaker who was intimately familiar with the experience of being overlooked in ...

Posted: June 15, 2018, 8:58 am


Ava DuVernay Knows Critics Are Upset About Netflix Burying Original Movies, but She Doesn't Agree With Them
While a majority of movie lovers are quick to blame Netflix for this recurring issue, Ava DuVernay is one filmmaker standing up for the streaming giant in the face of this criticism. Speaking to Vulture, the “A Wrinkle in Time” director explained that ...

Posted: June 12, 2018, 5:00 pm


Filmmaker Ava DuVernay on the Creative Process, and the Intersection of Art and Activism
Ava DuVernay might be the most generous director of her generation. She's impossibly busy. Currently, she's shooting, writing and editing her television series, Queen Sugar, which just had its Season 3 premiere late last month on OWN. Plus, she's in ...

Posted: June 11, 2018, 12:07 am

Fast Company

Colin Kaepernick and Ava Duvernay are developing a comedy series
Fast Company
... line in the sand with its new policy that states that teams will be fined should their players kneel during the anthem. So getting involved with TV and film projects doesn't sound like a bad career option–especially if someone like DuVernay in ...
Sources: Colin Kaepernick's legal team expected to subpoena President Trump in case against NFLYahoo Sports

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Posted: June 8, 2018, 4:18 pm


Ava DuVernay To Turn Colin Kaepernick's High School Experience Into TV Series
DuVernay has long been a supporter of Kaepernick's, particularly when it came to his activism, and the two are now friends. He was the first player in the NFL to kneel during the national anthem to protest racial injustice and police brutality. The ...
Ava DuVernay developing comedy based on Colin Kaepernick's high school life in TurlockSFGate
Ava DuVernay And Colin Kaepernick Are Teaming Up For An Epic New ProjectBET
Colin Kaepernick could become the subject of a TV series from Ava DuVernayThe Mercury News
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Posted: June 5, 2018, 3:43 pm
  • , title : 'Ava DuVernay Only Hires Female Directors for Queen Sugar'
    Ava DuVernay Only Hires Female Directors for Queen Sugar
    Ava DuVernay recaps jurying the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, explains why she only hires female directors for Queen Sugar and talks about taking on the film ...
  • , title : 'Ava DuVernay Talks ‘A Wrinkle In Time’, Working With Jay-Z And Beyoncé + More'
    Ava DuVernay Talks ‘A Wrinkle In Time’, Working With Jay-Z And Beyoncé + More
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    Ava DuVernay On Turning Down ‘Black Panther,’ Oscars + ‘A Wrinkle In Time’
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  • , title : 'TimesTalks | Ava DuVernay'
    TimesTalks | Ava DuVernay
    Don't miss this exciting opportunity to spend an evening with Ava DuVernay, Oscar and Golden Globe-nominated director, producer and screenwriter, as she ...
  • , title : 'Ava DuVernay Talks ‘A Wrinkle In Time’, Working with Oprah and Recognition for Black Directors'
    Ava DuVernay Talks ‘A Wrinkle In Time’, Working with Oprah and Recognition for Black Directors
    Ava DuVernay the director Of 'A Wrinkle In Time' talks about developing the movie, working with Oprah and the respect black directors are now getting.
  • , title : 'Van Jones Show| Oprah Winfrey & Ava Duvernay -11th March 2018'
    Van Jones Show| Oprah Winfrey & Ava Duvernay -11th March 2018
    This is the full episode and it features Oprah Winfrey and Ava Duvernay, Director of A Wrinkle in Time.