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The Men Behind Ava DuVernay's 'When They See Us' Describe 'Indelible Scar' Of False Conviction
The series shows "what it is like to be a person of color in America,” said Yusef Salaam, one of five men wrongly convicted of raping a woman in Central Park.
Hollywood Mourns John Singleton, Director of 'Boyz N The Hood'
Ava DuVernay called Singleton, who died Monday, "a giant among us." Jordan Peele said he was "a true inspiration."
Netflix Unveils Trailer For Ava DuVernay's Central Park Five Series
"When They See Us" premieres May 31 on the streaming service.
Ava DuVernay Schools Candace Owens For 'White Nationalist Revisionist Garbage'
The director used her own documentary, "13th," to debunk the conservative conspiracy theorist's false claim that the GOP's "Southern strategy" was a myth.
Ava DuVernay Wants To See This Couple’s 'Dear, Black Love’ Story On The Screen
Kiesh and Crystal's viral video on love captured the acclaimed director's attention, along with screenwriter Lena Waithe's support.
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Ilhan Omar Talks Of 'Sisterhood' With Female Democrats In Congress
“My sadness is the sadness of my sisters here in Congress. And their success is my success,” the congresswoman told Ava DuVernay for Interview magazine.
Ava DuVernay, Constance Wu and Jessica Chastain Fight For Hollywood Representation
“Diversity isn’t just ‘Let’s have people of color supporting this white person’s story,’" Constance Wu told Marie Claire.
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Ava DuVernay Releases Teaser For Central Park Five Netflix Series 'When They See Us'
The acclaimed director also revealed the release date for the highly anticipated Netflix series.
Ava DuVernay And Cicely Tyson Share Majestic Twitter Exchange Over Time Cover
"Thank you for all that you are, and for all that you continue to give us," the director wrote. "This is the least of what you deserve, Your Majesty."
Ava DuVernay Guest Edits Time Magazine's Optimism Issue, Cicely Tyson Graces Cover
"Prioritizing hope whenever possible is a brave and bold thing to do," the award-winning director wrote.
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Celebrities Show Solidarity With Colin Kaepernick Over Super Bowl 2019 Weekend
Director Ava DuVernay tweeted #Imwithkap and said she wouldn't be a "spectator, viewer or supporter" of the Super Bowl in protest of the NFL.
Ryan Coogler On Power Of Working With Female Department Heads On 'Black Panther'
"I’ve worked with these incredible filmmakers that happen to be women, they were the best people for the job," the director told The New York Times.
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Cicely Tyson's 94th Birthday Is Celebrated On Twitter
"Every dream. Every goal. Every gift," wrote director Ava DuVernay in a happy birthday tweet.
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Director Ava DuVernay Signs Multiyear Deal With Warner Bros. Television
"I couldn’t be happier to call Warner Bros TV my production home," the acclaimed director said.
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Ava DuVernay Granted Full Access To Prince’s Archives For Netflix Documentary
The singer had reached out to DuVernay about working together before he died in 2016.
Tommie Smith Says ‘We All Have A Responsibility’ 50 Years After Olympic Protest
The former U.S. Olympic sprinter was honored by Ava DuVernay at a benefit concert for criminal justice reform.
Hollywood Tackles Gender Discrimination With Powerful Petition For Equal Pay
Actors, producers, writers and directors are banding together to demand equal pay for women.
Ava DuVernay To Turn Colin Kaepernick's High School Experience Into TV Series
The “Wrinkle in Time” director told Vanity Fair the series would be comedic.
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82 Women Take To Cannes Red Carpet To Protest Inequality In Film
“Women are not a minority in the world, yet the current state of the industry says otherwise,” said Cate Blanchett.
Why The Last Boom In Black Film Didn't Spur Real Change
Decades after the success of '90s black films, black filmmakers are on the rise again. Will the momentum last this time?
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Ava DuVernay Is First Black Woman To Direct A DC Superhero Film With 'New Gods'
She will be just the second woman to helm a superhero film in the DC Universe.
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96-Year-Old Style Legend Iris Apfel Just Got Her Very Own Barbie
Olympic snowboarder Chloe Kim and filmmaker Ava DuVernay have also had dolls made in their likeness.
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Why 'A Wrinkle In Time' Was An Unexpected Move For Director Ava DuVernay
“A Wrinkle In Time” is a departure for director Ava DuVernay, and it’s a choice that could open many doors for female directors.
'A Wrinkle In Time': From Book To Film
The journey of “A Wrinkle In Time” from publishing to big screen adaptation is full of determination and perseverance.
Storm Reid Shines In ‘A Wrinkle In Time’
Ava DuVernay’s reimagined casting for the film adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s “A Wrinkle In Time” redefines what makes a science fiction hero.
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Ryan Coogler Praises Ava DuVernay For Making 'The Impossible Look Easy'
His open letter to DuVernay is an ode to all she's accomplished.
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