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Ava DuVernay on John Lewis’ life and legacy

In an interview with Norah O’Donnell, Ava DuVernay reflected on the life of civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis, whom she met while directing her film "Selma.".....»»

Category: break-upsSource: tmzJul 27th, 2020

Ava DuVernay on film career, inclusion and diversity

Academy Award-winning movie "Selma" made Ava DuVernay the first woman of color to direct a film nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. Her new documentary, "13th," opens the New York Film Festival Friday. Gayle King spoke with DuVernay about an exceptional c.....»»

Category: topSource: cbsnewsJan 1st, 2017

‘Queen Sugar’ Review: Ava DuVernay & Oprah Winfrey Series Far From Saccharine

Debuting ad-free on September 6, OWN's family drama Queen Sugar is a potent and loving meditation on mourning and reconciliation. The 13-episode first season executive produced by Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey and Melissa Carter thankfully stays away from t.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineAug 18th, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Oprah and Ava DuVernay Attempting "Something That"s Never Been Done Before" With "Queen Sugar&quo

ET was first to talk to Queen Sugar creators, Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay, at the show's special premiere......»»

Category: tvSource: etonlineJan 14th, 2017

"Creed" Director Ryan Coogler, Ava DuVernay, Janelle Monae & More Skipping Oscars For Flint Benefit

"Creed" director Ryan Coogler, Ava DuVernay, Janelle Monae and other Hollywood celebrities have big plans for Oscar night. But they have nothing to do with the Academy Awards. Coogler and company w........»»

Category: moviesSource: accesshollywoodJan 17th, 2017

Ava DuVernay hopes her documentary "13th" will spark a "revolution within"

Ava DuVernay tackles racial division in America and the disproportionate incarceration of African-American men in her new Netflix documentary, "13th.".....»»

Category: topSource: cnnDec 30th, 2016

How Ava DuVernay is using ‘Queen Sugar’ to disrupt the TV industry

In “Queen Sugar,” the new OWN drama from filmmaker Ava DuVernay, Charley Bordelon West (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) is a savvy businesswoman living in LA when she’s pulled home to Louisiana to help her siblings Nova and Ralph Angel run the family’s struggl.....»»

Category: topSource: nypostJan 11th, 2017

Ava DuVernay Barbie sells out immediately

Twitter spoke, Mattel listened. Ava DuVernay barbie dolls went on sale Monday and sold out within the hour.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 9th, 2015

Here’s Why Ava DuVernay Got Snubbed by the Oscars, and How We Can Change It

Selma director Ava DuVernay could have been the first female African-American director nominated for an Academy Award......»»

Category: topSource: bestweekeverJan 15th, 2015

Why director Ava DuVernay wept while screening "When They See Us"

Ava DuVernay says she wanted to "humanize" the teens in the four-part Netflix series.....»»

Category: break-upsSource: tmzMay 20th, 2019

Ava DuVernay is standing up for political justice

Director Ava DuVernay thinks people need to act on injustices happening in the U.S.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 12th, 2017

Ava DuVernay Continues to Break Boundaries as First Female of Color to Direct a $100 Million Movie

Selma director Ava DuVernay is passing a major milestone in Hollywood......»»

Category: moviesSource: etonlineJan 13th, 2017

Ava DuVernay, Al Sharpton Respond to Academy Diversity Changes

"One good step in a long, complicated journey for people of color + women artist ... Shame is a helluva motivator," tweets Ava DuVernay.read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJan 23rd, 2016

Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay on the Push for "Inclusion" (Not Diversity), Tackling Black Lives Matter Beyond the "

"Everybody gets caught up in the slogan and the protest," says Winfrey as she and DuVernay sit for a joint interview around TV series 'Queen Sugar.' Adds the director: "If you treat being black as a plight, it affects your creativity."read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterAug 18th, 2016

DuVernay turns her lens on mass incarceration in "The 13th"

NEW YORK (AP) — Ava DuVernay's documentary "The 13th," on mass incarceration and its deep, historical roots in America, has been welling up in her a long time......»»

Category: topSource: yahooOct 7th, 2016

Fall Preview: DuVernay turns her lens on mass incarceration

NEW YORK (AP) — Ava DuVernay's documentary "The 13th," on mass incarceration and its deep, historical roots in America, has been welling up in her a long time......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 11th, 2017

Coogler, DuVernay to attend Flint event on Oscar night

"Creed" director Ryan Coogler, Ava DuVernay, Janelle Monae and other celebrities have big plans for Oscar night.....»»

Category: topSource: cbsnewsJan 16th, 2017

Oprah Winfrey Reteaming With Ava DuVernay for "A Wrinkle in Time"

DuVernay is helming the adaptation of the children's book classic by Madelein L'Engle.read more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterJul 27th, 2016

Ava DuVernay Barbie Doll Sells Out

DuVernay's fans expressed enough interest in the originally one-of-a-kind doll that Mattel decided to make one for sale.read more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterDec 8th, 2015

Stacy Keibler Welcomes Baby Girl Ava Grace with Husband Jared Pobre!

Stacy Keibler and her husband Jared Pobre have welcomed a baby girl, Ava Grace, on Wednesday (August 20) at her home. “Jared and I have been blessed with the new love of our lives. Ava Grace Pobre was born at home on Wednesday, August 20th. We’ve .....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredAug 22nd, 2014

Juliette Lewis Shares Touching Tribute For Father Geoffrey Lewis Who Passed Away Yesterday

The post Juliette Lewis Shares Touching Tribute For Father Geoffrey Lewis Who Passed Away Yesterday appeared first on PopCrunch......»»

Category: topSource: popcrunchApr 9th, 2015