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Another Academy Voter Speaks: Oscars Can't Be Racist Because Academy Prez is Black

Another Academy Voter Speaks: Oscars Can’t Be Racist Because Academy Prez is Black

by Aura Bogado on February 20 2015, 11:21AM

The Hollywood Reporter’s ‘brutally honest Oscar ballot’ series strikes again

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Academy Voter Offended by Selma Cast Wearing 'I Can't Breathe' Tees

Academy Voter Offended by Selma Cast Wearing ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Tees

by Aura Bogado on February 19 2015, 1:06PM

‘Am I supposed to vote for it just because it has black people in it?’

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Ava DuVernay to Direct New Drama Series for Oprah's Network

Ava DuVernay to Direct New Drama Series for Oprah’s Network

by Jamilah King on February 3 2015, 10:08AM

Production will begin later this year.

Topics: Culture

Ava DuVernay Celebrates News of New Hurricane Katrina Film

Ava DuVernay Celebrates News of New Hurricane Katrina Film

by Jamilah King on January 27 2015, 12:26PM

She took to Instagram to comment on the news.

Topics: Culture

Ava DuVernay's Passion Project

Ava DuVernay’s Passion Project

by Jamilah King on January 26 2015, 7:00AM

The filmmaker’s distribution network for black films isn’t making big money—and she’s fine with that.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Black Business Leaders Offer NYC Students Free Tickets to 'Selma'

Black Business Leaders Offer NYC Students Free Tickets to ‘Selma’

by Jamilah King on January 9 2015, 12:46PM

The film opens in theaters nationwide today.

Topics: Culture

'Selma' Earns Its First Big Magazine Cover

‘Selma’ Earns Its First Big Magazine Cover

by Jamilah King on January 8 2015, 12:38PM

It won’t be the last.

Topics: Culture

Ava DuVernay on 'Selma' Criticism: 'I Wasn't Interested in Making a White Savior Movie'

Ava DuVernay on ‘Selma’ Criticism: ‘I Wasn’t Interested in Making a White Savior Movie’

by Jamilah King on January 6 2015, 10:06AM

“There was some process to it that was important to show.”

Topics: Culture

First Black Woman Nominated for Best Director Golden Globe: Ava DuVernay

First Black Woman Nominated for Best Director Golden Globe: Ava DuVernay

by Jamilah King on December 11 2014, 10:11AM

The accolades just keep coming in.

Topics: Culture

Critics Are Already Swooning Over Ava DuVernay's 'Selma'

Critics Are Already Swooning Over Ava DuVernay’s ‘Selma’

by Jamilah King on December 9 2014, 11:34AM

It doesn’t hit theaters until Christmas Day, but there’s already plenty of reason to love the civil rights drama.

Topics: Culture

John Legend, Common Add 'Glory' to SELMA Soundtrack

John Legend, Common Add ‘Glory’ to SELMA Soundtrack

by Jamilah King on December 5 2014, 11:49AM

It’s their protest song.

Topics: Culture

Ava DuVernay's 'Selma' Earns Standing Ovation in New York City

Ava DuVernay’s ‘Selma’ Earns Standing Ovation in New York City

by Jamilah King on November 18 2014, 11:09AM

It doesn’t come out until Christmas but it’s already in the Oscar race.

Topics: Culture

Watch the Trailer for 'Selma'

Watch the Trailer for ‘Selma’

by Aura Bogado on November 7 2014, 1:18PM

The film opens nationwide January 9

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Ava DuVernay's 'Middle of Nowhere' Will be on DVD, On Demand

Ava DuVernay’s ‘Middle of Nowhere’ Will be on DVD, On Demand

by Jamilah King on November 4 2014, 12:09PM

The upcoming release on DVD will be the first time that it’s made widely available since showing in theaters in 2012.

Topics: Culture

New Orleans Filmmaker Spotlights Black Oystermen of Louisiana

New Orleans Filmmaker Spotlights Black Oystermen of Louisiana

by Brentin Mock on April 21 2014, 7:45AM

Vanishing Pearls director Nailah Jefferson restores black fishers deleted from the BP oil spill saga.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Environment

Oprah to Produce Ava DuVernay's Voting Rights Film 'Selma'

Oprah to Produce Ava DuVernay’s Voting Rights Film ‘Selma’

by Jamilah King on January 23 2014, 12:35PM

DuVernay took over directing duties from Lee Daniels, who faced numerous challenges in financing the project.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Ava DuVernay's Directorial Debut of 'Scandal' Airs Tonight

Ava DuVernay’s Directorial Debut of ‘Scandal’ Airs Tonight

by Jamilah King on November 21 2013, 1:46PM

Scandal will be broadcast tonight at 10 p.m.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Ava DuVernay to Direct An Episode of Next Season's 'Scandal'

Ava DuVernay to Direct An Episode of Next Season’s ‘Scandal’

by Jamilah King on July 12 2013, 1:20PM

The announcement caps off a stellar week for the acclaimed filmmaker.

Topics: /NOW

The Oscars Academy Just Added A Lot More Color

The Oscars Academy Just Added A Lot More Color

by Jamilah King on July 1 2013, 10:25AM

276 people were invited to join one of Hollywood’s most exclusive clubs.

Topics: /NOW

Ava DuVernay Debuts New Short Film for Miu Miu

Ava DuVernay Debuts New Short Film for Miu Miu

by Jorge Rivas on February 11 2013, 2:15PM

In 2012, Ava DuVernay became the first African-American woman to win the Best Director Prize at the Sundance Film Festival for her feature “Middle of Nowhere.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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