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Ava DuVernay


Nominated for two Academy Awards and four Golden Globes, writer/director Ava DuVernay's most recent feature Selma was one of 2015's most critically-acclaimed films. Winner of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival's Best Director prize for her previous feature Middle of Nowhere, DuVernay's earlier directorial work includes I Will FollowVenus Vs, and This is The Life. In Fall of 2016, her first television series as executive producer, writer and director, Queen Sugar, debuts on Oprah Winfrey's network, OWN.  DuVernay distributes and amplifies the work of other people of color and women directors through her film collective ARRAY, named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in Hollywood for 2016.


Works by Ava DuVernay