Ava DuVernay talks about Hollywood’s Lack of Diversity and Oscar Apathy
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Ava DuVernay talks about Hollywood’s Lack of Diversity and Oscar Apathy

The headline at Democracy Now! reads “Selma Director Ava DuVernay on Hollywood’s Lack of Diversity,…

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Ava DuVernay’s Keynote Address, 2013 Film Independent Forum
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Ava DuVernay’s Keynote Address, 2013 Film Independent Forum

You guys, please don’t give me a hard time for posting two Ava DuVernay items…

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Ava DuVernay screens Selma at the White House
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Ava DuVernay screens Selma at the White House

Ava DuVernay was invited to screen Selma at the White House on Friday, Jan 16,…

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Filmmakers of Selma March in Alabama on MLK Day
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Filmmakers of Selma March in Alabama on MLK Day

The one bright spot on nominations day, a day of so many terrible and pointless…

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Selma: History, Film and Truth
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Selma: History, Film and Truth

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell delivers the Last Word with a lesson about how and why filmmakers…

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The State of the Race:  Puppets and Peacocks – how the Tail Wags the Dog During Oscar Season
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The State of the Race: Puppets and Peacocks – how the Tail Wags the Dog During Oscar Season

This year’s Best Picture race is wide open except for the film right at the…

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Best Picture: Why Selma is a threat, and not just in the Oscar race
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Best Picture: Why Selma is a threat, and not just in the Oscar race

Women directors have much to live down before they can be taken seriously. Most of…

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Kathryn Bigelow calls Ava DuVernay’s Selma “Masterful”
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Kathryn Bigelow calls Ava DuVernay’s Selma “Masterful”

Kathryn Bigelow has seen Selma twice and did this Q&A with the director – DuVernay…

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Best Director: the DGA and Oscar Disconnect
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Best Director: the DGA and Oscar Disconnect

Picture of the Day: Ava DuVernay on the Cover of the NY Times Arts Section
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Picture of the Day: Ava DuVernay on the Cover of the NY Times Arts Section

It’s  hard to get the kind of publicity big time movie stars get if you’re…

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Women Take Center in this Year’s Oscar Race
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Women Take Center in this Year’s Oscar Race

In addition to Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken, which is being screened and will be reviewed soon,…

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Selma: The Content of Character, the Belief in a Dream
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Selma: The Content of Character, the Belief in a Dream

“If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving, you lose…

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At last! inspiring trailer for Ava DuVernay’s Selma
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At last! inspiring trailer for Ava DuVernay’s Selma

“Selma is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in…

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AFI Festival will present first look at Ava DuVernay’s Selma
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AFI Festival will present first look at Ava DuVernay’s Selma

(Press Release) LOS ANGELES, CA, October 31, 2014 – AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi,…

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Ava DuVernay Previews Selma
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Ava DuVernay Previews Selma

A small gathering of folks were invited to see five minutes of Selma, the Martin…

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Women Directors Name their Cinematic Influences in NY Times
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Women Directors Name their Cinematic Influences in NY Times

The New York Times selected six directors to talk about the films that made them…

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A Look at Ava DuVernay’s Selma, In Honor of the 49th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act
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A Look at Ava DuVernay’s Selma, In Honor of the 49th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

Writer/Director Ava DuVernay posted this photo from the set of her upcoming film Selma with…

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Middle of Nowhere on BET tonight
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Middle of Nowhere on BET tonight

Infographic: Women Directors Need More Support
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Infographic: Women Directors Need More Support

There are so many articles lately about how difficult it is for women to get…

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Ava DuVernay Directing Selma
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