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, recasts the infamous Central Park Jogger case, as it tells the story of five Black and Latinx teens across 25 years, from when the teens are first questioned about the incident in the spring of 1989, going through their exoneration in 2002 and ultimately the settlement reached with the city of New York in 2014. 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 white women and people of color.