Ava DuVernay 

b. 1972, Long Beach, CA, USA

avaduvernay.com | @ava

 
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A wrinkle in time (2018)

 
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13th (2016)

Nominated, Academy Award, Best Documentary

Winner, Emmy, Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special
Winner, Emmy, Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics

Winner, Emmy, Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming
Winner, Emmy, Outstanding Motion Design for Nonfiction Programming
Nominated, Emmy, Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming


Nominated, Emmy, Outstanding Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program
Nominated, Emmy, Outstanding Picture Editing for a Nonfiction Program

Winner, Peabody Award
 

 
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QUEEN SUGAR (2016-) (TV series)

 
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selma (2014)

Winner, Academy Award, Best Original Song

Nominated, Academy Award, Best Picture

Nominated, Golden Globe, Best Motion Picture — Drama

Nominated, Golden Globe, Best Director — Motion Picture

Nominated, Golden Globe, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
(David Oyelowo) 

Note: This film marks DuVernay as the first Black woman to direct a film nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. She is also the first Black woman to be nominated for Best Director at the Golden Globes.

 
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Venus vs.(2013)

 

 
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middle of nowhere (2012)


Winner, Film Independent Spirit Awards, John Cassavetes Award

Winner, Sundance Film Festival, Best Directing - Dramatic

 
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i will follow (2010)

 

 
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this is the life (2008)

 

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