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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Picture of the Day: Ava DuVernay on the Set of Selma
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Picture of the Day: Ava DuVernay on the Set of Selma

Selma has an upcoming release date of Christmas Day.  Ava DuVernay is updating her Facebook…

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Ava DuVernay will direct MLK Biopic
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Ava DuVernay will direct MLK Biopic

The best way to report this news is to swipe Jeff Wells’ paragraph about the…

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Picture of the Day: When Ava DuVernay Met Roger Ebert
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Picture of the Day: When Ava DuVernay Met Roger Ebert

As a kid, Ava DuVernay had her picture taken with Roger Ebert. Years later, when…

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Female Trouble: Why Powerful Women Threaten Hollywood
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Female Trouble: Why Powerful Women Threaten Hollywood

As soon as it became clear that Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty was a genuine…

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Athena Film Festival honors Ava DuVernay, Gale Anne Hurd, Molly Haskell
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Athena Film Festival honors Ava DuVernay, Gale Anne Hurd, Molly Haskell

Gale Anne Hurd will receive the Laura Ziskin Lifetime Achievement Award The Third Annual Athena…

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Middle of Nowhere Surprises with 4 Spirit Award Nominations
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Middle of Nowhere Surprises with 4 Spirit Award Nominations

Two movies lead the Spirit Award nominations, Silver Linings Playbook and Moonrise Kingdom, both with…

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Hollywood, the Oscars and Race
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Hollywood, the Oscars and Race

It really isn’t fair that every film involving any ethnic group besides white people is…

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