Ava DuVernay

Sundance Award-winning filmmaker

Guest

Ava DuVernay is the founder of AFFRM, the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement and principal of the DuVernay Agency, a PR firm whose clients include many major studios. Winner of the Best Director Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival for her film Middle of Nowhere., she is also the director of Selma and of 13th.

Ava DuVernay on KCRW

How busy is director Ava DuVernay? Really, really busy. So busy that the only time she could sit down for our interview was a Saturday afternoon.

Ava DuVernay: 13th

How busy is director Ava DuVernay? Really, really busy. So busy that the only time she could sit down for our interview was a Saturday afternoon.

from The Business

Selma director Ava DuVernay on being a black woman storyteller, and the power of voice.

Ava DuVernay: Selma

Selma director Ava DuVernay on being a black woman storyteller, and the power of voice.

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We hear from filmmaker Ava DuVernay about the making of her film, Selma, which focuses on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s fight for the Voting Rights Act in 1965.

The Making of “Selma”

We hear from filmmaker Ava DuVernay about the making of her film, Selma, which focuses on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s fight for the Voting Rights Act in 1965.

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