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Ava Duvernay

  1. documentaries
    Ava DuVernay’s Upcoming Prince Documentary Is Already Your Favorite DocumentaryThe film will reportedly have the full cooperation of the late singer’s estate.
  2. casting
    Niecy Nash and Storm Reid Join Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five Mini-seriesKylie Bunbury and Storm Reid are also in the new group of cast members.
  3. casting couch
    Michael K. Williams, John Leguizamo Join Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five ShowWhile Vera Farmiga is set to portray Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Elizabeth Lederer.
  4. vulture festival 2018
    Vulture Festival Is This Weekend! Full Line-up Here!In its fifth year in NYC, the pop-culture extravaganza will include Ava DuVernay, Claire Danes, Tracy Morgan, and so much more.
  5. cannes 2018
    Cate Blanchett and Famous Women Made a Stand for Representation at Cannes“Women are not a minority in the world, yet the current state of our industry says otherwise.”
  6. cannes 2018
    The Women on the Cannes Jury Will Make You Forget About the Met BallCate Blanchett, Ava DuVernay, Kristen Stewart, Léa Seydoux, and Burundian singer Khadja Nin joined forces to create a Voltron of glamour.
  7. yas queen
    Ava DuVernay Cordially Invites All of Her Male Haters to Sue Her“If that’s what you want to do.”
  8. time's up
    Time’s Up Calls on Corporations to Cut Ties With R. Kelly“We demand appropriate investigations and inquiries into the allegations of R. Kelly’s abuse.”
  9. Ava DuVernay Reportedly Directing The New Gods for DC and Warner Bros.Bam!
  10. vulture book club
    A Wrinkle in Time Book Club: Justice for Aunt Beast!Vulture is ready to discuss Mrs. Who, Mrs. Which, Mrs. Whatsit, the missing Dr. Alex Murry, and Meg’s earnest journey to self-acceptance.
  11. Ava DuVernay on Meg Murry’s Hair Journey in A Wrinkle in Time“Hair is a big deal for black women.”
  12. odes
    Ryan Coogler Writes Tribute to Ava DuVernay on A Wrinkle In Time Premiere Day“Ava is the past, present and future. She is all of these things, but sometimes I forget she is human.”
  13. The Wobbly and Woozy A Wrinkle in Time Only Works When It’s GroundedLet’s joyously welcome Ava DuVernay back to Earth.
  14. Sade’s First New Song in Nearly a Decade Is a Quiet MarvelIs it the sign of a new album?
  15. right-click
    Hear the New Sade Song ‘Flower of the Universe’ From Disney’s A Wrinkle in TimeThe singer’s first new song in seven years.
  16. smooth operators
    A Wrinkle in Time Will Bring You a New Sade SongAva DuVernay calls the singer “a goddess.”
  17. time's up
    Time’s Up Has Already Raised $20 Million, Helped Over 1,000 PeopleMore than 200 lawyers have volunteered to help.
  18. Directors Ava DuVernay and Ryan Coogler Want to Transform WorldsHow the two directors brought a fresh point of view to their big blockbusters, A Wrinkle in Time and Black Panther.
  19. trailer mix
    Watch the First Trailer for A Wrinkle in TimeOprah! Reese! Mindy!
  20. vulture festival la 2017
    Ava DuVernay and Ryan Coogler Are Making Movies They Wish They’d Seen at Age 10“That’s the reason I did this,” Ava DuVernay said.
  21. new yorker festival 2017
    Ava DuVernay Is Not Sure If You’re Going to Like A Wrinkle in Time“You’re seeing worlds being built from the point of view of a black woman from Compton.”
  22. winners list
    Here Are Your Winners for the 2017 Creative Arts Emmy AwardsCarpool Karaoke, Seth MacFarlane, RuPaul, and Shark Tank all won for the second year in a row.
  23. Ava DuVernay Is Developing a TV Adaptation of Octavia Butler’s DawnFor the first time, the sci-fi author’s work may make it to TV.
  24. first looks
    A Wrinkle in Time First Look Reveals Oprah As a Stunning Celestial BeingAlso Chris Pine as a very hot Mr. Murry.
  25. the industry
    Ava DuVernay Is Directing a Netflix Mini-series About the Central Park FiveThe limited series will be co-produced in part by Oprah Winfrey.
  26. Issa Rae to Write a Buddy Comedy Starring Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’oA movie idea that developed on Twitter is turning into a reality thanks to Netflix. According to Entertainment Weekly, the streaming network […]
  27. dream teams
    Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o Are Starring in a Buddy Comedy Based on a TweetA meme is now becoming reality.
  28. Ava DuVernay Gives a Moving Tribute to Her Aunt and the Power of Representation“I understood deeply at that young age that as a black girl, as a black woman, movies affected the way I saw myself.”
  29. Film Stills and Behind-the-Scenes Photos From Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in TimeThe best photo is definitely of Oprah sitting in a tree trunk.
  30. independent spirit awards
    Barry Jenkins, Ava DuVernay Upset Over Trans-Rights Threats“I’m pretty sure the majority of the room in that hangar is pissed off.”
  31. david oyelowo
    David Oyelowo Loves Female Directors, and You Should TooLike all of us, he bows before the queenliness of Ava DuVernay.
  32. netflix docs
    Super Friends Oprah, Ava DuVernay Talk 13th DocOprah and Ava talk mass incarceration.
  33. Van Jones and Ava DuVernay Talk Politics“I’m challenged by the idea that we are not holding people accountable for their votes.”
  34. year in culture 2016
    29 Very Black Things That Happened on TV in 2016Beyoncé’s Super Bowl performance, Atlanta’s Juneteenth episode, and so much more.
  35. backstories
    DuVernay’s Changing the Game for Women DirectorsQueen Sugar has been a huge gift to all of us. We were all really struggling to get into the world of television.”
  36. ava duvernay
    Ava DuVernay Addresses Trump, Mass Incarceration“He’s very ‘good at business’ and he feels that it’s a business.”
  37. black america again
    Watch Common’s Short Film Black America AgainProduced by Ava DuVernay, of course.
  38. chat room
    Dawn-Lyen Gardner on That Pivotal Queen Sugar Ep“The show feels like my life. It feels as dynamic and as culturally inclusive and as deep and as rich and as conflicted as my life feels.”
  39. casting couch
    Gugu Mbatha-Raw Joins Ava Duvernay’s A Wrinkle in TimeShe will play Mrs. Murry.
  40. quick fixes
    Ava DuVernay Helped J.J. Abrams Fix a Key Force Awakens Lightsaber BattleWhat can’t Ava DuVernay do?
  41. history lessons
    Ava DuVernay’s 13th Shows Trump’s RacismIt’s a particularly effective piece of agitprop.
  42. receipts
    Ava DuVernay Prison Doc Calls Out Trump, Clinton“I didn’t go undercover. This is just widely available information that’s put in one place.”
  43. Review: Ava DuVernay’s Essential, Imperfect 13thThe movie is frankly exhausting, with too much information (and too many brilliant interviewees) to do justice to here. You simply need to see it.
  44. trailer mix
    The 13th Trailer: Ava DuVernay Takes on Prisons“What you got after that was a rapid transition to a mythology of black criminality.”
  45. casting couch
    Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in Time Has a MegStorm Reid is going to get to hang out with everyone cool.
  46. casting couch
    Witherspoon and Kaling May Join Wrinkle in TimeOprah is already playing Mrs. Which.
  47. Obama’s Birthday Party Had an Epic Dance Battle“It doesn’t get better than this,” Paul McCartney said. 
  48. the vulture tv podcast
    Ava DuVernay Breaks Down Her Directing Style“The terrain of the face is the most dynamic thing you can point the camera at.”
  49. Queen Sugar Author on Adapting Her Book for TV“I loved Ava’s aesthetic and thought, She’s the right person for this.”
  50. tv review
    Ava DuVernay’s Queen Sugar Reinvents the WheelParenthood by way of Eugene O’Neill.
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