Ava DuVernay

Selma: Official Trailer

January 1, 2015 Stamp of Approval

Ava DuVernay’s latest film “Selma” is awesome. It’s been a pleasure watching the journey from marketing maven to award-winning filmmaker, including the first African-American woman to win Best Director at Sundance (for her film “Middle of Nowhere”). “Selma” will be released wide on January 9th. In the meantime, check out our podcast interview with Ava […]

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Ava DuVernay on Tavis Smiley (VIDEO)

October 13, 2012 Stamp of Approval

Watch Filmmaker Ava DuVernay on PBS. See more from Tavis Smiley. All I can say is WATCH. Well, that and this too. I’m gonna blockquote myself! Ava is an extremely talented filmmaker and great person. I remember when Facebook started adding the thread to emails and when I contacted Ava about something I was reminded […]

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Episode 72: Ladies Night!

May 10, 2011 Double Down Film Show

On the next episode of the Double Down Film Show it’s “Ladies Night”. In our FINAL episode of this season, we’ll be recalling the best practical advice and tips from the many women of the film and TV industry we’ve had on the show over the years. Listen to the best practical wisdom from Ava DuVernay, Sandi Sissel, Darnell Martin, and more…

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