Thursday, November 14, 2019

Tag: ava duvernay

Ava DuVernay Hires 50 Percent Female Production...

Some people talk about making change and others spend a lot of time doing it, and Ava DuVernay seems to be among...

Ava DuVernay Speaks Out After Nigerian Film...

A Nigerian film that would have made history at the Oscars has now been disqualified from potentially being nominated over the amount...

‘Very Classy Response’: Ava DuVernay Delicately Calls...

The latest cover of the Hollywood Reporter shows all seven of the major film studio chiefs, which Ava DuVernay had something to...

‘The World Is Messy…People Have Flaws’: Barack...

Former President Barack Obama sought to banish an idea that to be "woke" means being as judgmental as possible Tuesday at the...

Interrogation Firm Sues Netflix, Ava DuVernay for...

Ava DuVernay’s Emmy-nominated miniseries about the Central Park Five has resulted in a lawsuit filed against her and Netflix.

‘This is Our Screening Room’: Ava DuVernay...

Ava DuVernay wants to pay her success forward by providing a space for other women and people of color to show their...

‘When They See Us’ Star Jharrel Jerome...

The primetime Emmy Awards saw two history-making moments Sunday for actor Jharrel Jerome when he won the trophy for "When They See...

Ava DuVernay Taps 94-Year-Old Screen Legend Cicely...

Cicely Tyson has signed on to be in Ava DuVernay's forthcoming anthology series "Cherish the Day" on OWN, and the popular filmmaker...

Ava DuVernay Reveals That She Has Lupus,...

The character Violet "Aunt Vi" Bordelon on the OWN series "Queen Sugar" has lupus, and it was important for the show's creator...

‘It’s Expected’: Ava DuVernay Responds to Donald...

Ava DuVernay had a little something to say about Donald Trump refusing to apologize to the Central Park Five.

‘I Cringe’: Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King and...

Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King appreciate that young people address them respectfully, but they hate being referred to as "auntie."

Another One Bites the Dust: Central Park...

A district attorney who helped prosecute the notorious Central Park Five case is abandoning her post as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School...

Bothered Much? Linda Fairstein Takes Issue with...

Linda Fairstein, the former New York City prosecutor who headed up the controversial Central Park Five case, penned a scathing op-ed criticizing director Ava...

‘You Can’t Hide From What You Did’:...

Donald Trump tried to take credit for fixing the 1994 Crime Bill, but Ava DuVernay wouldn't let him get away with it.

Taraji P. Henson, Ava DuVernay and Questlove...

As has been reported, all charges against actor Jussie Smollett of making a false police report about being attacked have been dropped. The development came almost five...

Tevin Campbell Thanks ‘Doer’ Ava DuVernay for...

Ava DuVernay kept her word about casting Tevin Campbell on the fourth season of the OWN drama series "Queen Sugar," and the singer thanked her for it. In...

Black Top Cop Tells ‘GMA’ Jussie Smollett...

Eddie T. Johnson, the Chicago Police Superintendent that's been spearheading the Jussie Smollett investigation, sat down with "Good Morning America's" Robin Roberts on Monday...

Cardi B Voices Disappointment in Disintegrating Jussie...

A lot has happened since Jussie Smollett claimed that two white men beat him up near his Chicago apartment in a racist and homophobic...

Ava DuVernay Joins Prada’s Newly-Formed Diversity Council...

MILAN (AP) — Italian brand Prada said it is forming a diversity council to "elevate voices of color within the company and fashion industry...

‘VH1 Trailblazer Honors’ Celebrates Director Ava DuVernay

NEW YORK (AP) — "VH1 Trailblazer Honors" will pay tribute to Academy Award-nominated director Ava DuVernay to kick off Women's History Month. The 46-year-old's screenwriter...

Ava DuVernay Inks $100 Million Deal With...

You can chalk another win up for Ava DuVernay, because she just inked a deal with Warner Bros. Television Group worth $100 million, according...