Ava DuVernay

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You can do better than 'missed the mark'. Flip + diminishing. Deepens your offence. You do good work. Have been for years. Do better here.feedback
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Ava DuVernay has most recently been quoted in an article called How Oprah Winfrey, Venus Williams and other celebrities are addressing the pay gap. Ava DuVernay said, “To every woman who gave birth to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else's equal rights. It's our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United States of America. Guess which women are the most negatively [a]ffected in wage inequality? Women of color. #Equalpay for ALL women. Women stand together in this.”. Ava DuVernay has been quoted a grand total of 19 times in 11 articles.
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Mar 09 2017 - Netflix

After I started it, I realized that it needed to be about more than the immediate situation, and I wanted to add historical perspective. That meant an expanded budget, and expanded time.feedback

Mar 09 2017 - Netflix

Lisa told me, It can be two and a half hours.' The 100-minute length was something I wanted.feedback

Jan 24 2017

It's an honor ... to be nominated in a year that truly embraces and celebrates inclusion within our creative community.feedback

Jan 16 2017

Distraction is if I stop and try to talk to folks who have clearly demonstrated that they're not open to hearing that. What they will hear is what I do: How I move forward, the art that I make, the energy that I put out into the world.feedback

Jan 16 2017

To my humanity and what I'm doing.feedback

Jan 16 2017

It's not a one-answer question.feedback

Sep 06 2016

It's shot in a cinematic style, so you get 'a film' every week. I asked Oprah early on if she'd object to an all woman directorial team and she immediately loved the idea. This [series] was handmade by people of all colors and creeds, but I do think having an all woman directorial team adds something special. Women and people of color were involved in all facets of this project.feedback

Sep 06 2016

Positive characters are not anything I try to pursue and negative characters are not anything I try to pursue; I try to pursue complex characters, because who we are [as black people] is much more nuanced.feedback

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