Ava DuVernay is the first Black woman to direct a film nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award. (Selma, 2014). Her latest release, the limited Netflix series When They See Us, tells the story of the Exonerated Five: five Black and Latinx teens falsely accused of rape and the decades it took for their families to clear their names. DuVernay also directed the first theatrical film adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time as well as the award-winning dramas and documentaries Middle of Nowhere, I Will Follow, and 13th, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary. DuVernay is also the executive producer of the OWN drama series Queen Sugar, which boasts an all-women roster of directors. DuVernay also created ARRAY (formerly known as AFFRM), a film distribution company that focuses on works made by filmmakers from marginalized communities.