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Ava DuVernay’s #ARRAY Twitter Takeover Gives New...

When Ava DuVernay rose to A-list fame as the director behind Selma, it sent a message to all of Hollywood that as an independent...

Report: Marvel Sets Sights on Selma’s Ava...

Fresh off the major success of her film Selma, which followed the heroes of the Civil Rights Movement, director Ava DuVernay is reportedly being...

Excitement Over Mattel’s Ava DuVernay Barbie Muted...

Mattel recently announced the arrival of six special Barbie dolls all crafted in the likeness of influential women like Selma director Ava DuVernay—but little...

First Lady Michelle Obama Joins Celebrated Black...

Black Girls Rock! celebrates the power and beauty of Black women every year, but this year’s celebration was like no other as First Lady...

LBJ’s Private Conversations About Selma and MLK...

Selma director Ava DuVernay probably won’t receive the apologies she so rightfully deserves after audio recordings of former President Lyndon B. Johnson’s conversations about...

8 Black Female Movie Directors Leading the...

Ava DuVernay Film critics and moviegoers alike were expecting DuVernay to make award season history at the Oscars and the Golden Globes, but nobody needed...

Oscar Voter Unleashes Racially Charged Rant About...

An anonymous female Academy member gave a racially-charged defense of this year’s Selma “snubs,” claiming the historical film had “no art to it” while...

Selma’s Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo Team...

Selma director Ava DuVernay and lead actor David Oyelowo are teaming up for the third time to develop a film about a romance that...

MTV Went Black and White on MLK...

To celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, MTV ran 12 hours of its programming in black and white and featured special messages from prominent...

8 of the Best Reactions to ‘Selma’...

How Does Picture of the Year Nominee Get No Other Major Nominations?  Social media users, like many others, just couldn’t make sense of Selma’s nomination...

As ‘Selma’ Earns Rave Reviews From Moviegoers,...

Following Selma’s Christmas release date in several markets, the film has earned several rave reviews and a coveted Golden Globe nomination, but it has...

Directors Ryan Coogler, Ava DuVernay Urge People...

As millions prepared to fight it out in crowds for reduced priced Christmas gifts, film-makers Ryan Coogler and Ava DuVernay urged people to stay...

Director Ava DuVernay Talks ‘This is The...

Indie director Ava DuVernay and her wonderfully shot depictions of African American life have been bubbling over since her directorial debut with the critically-acclaimed...

Cast of ‘Middle of Nowhere’ Reached Beyond...

When the black actors in "Middle of Nowhere" read the film's script, they were shocked to find they could actually relate to the characters. Director...

Ava DuVernay’s Film ‘Middle of Nowhere’ Places...

Independent filmmaker Ava DuVernay is riding high ahead of the release of her latest flick, Middle of Nowhere. Not only is she basking in the success...

Tananarive Due to Present Ava DuVernay’s ‘Middle...

Award-winning director Ava DuVernay will break down the business of filmmaking during a discussion on Black to the Future: Era of the Artist Entrepreneur....

Award Winning Movie 'Middle Of Nowhere' Releases...

We just got our fingers on a hot new trailer for Ava DuVernay's drama Middle of Nowhere. The film follows Ruby, a young African American...