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"13th" analyzes the criminalization of African-Americans, the U.S. prison boom, and their connections to the 13th Amendment.

  10/17/16- Roland Martin talks to Tamika Mallory of the New York Justice League about the importance of Ava Duvernay’s Netflix Original 13th.   “Ava has been able to explain something what we’ve been talking about. The constitution says you are free unless you commit a crime. I thought it was excellent that she was able […]

"Marley Mag's" first issue includes interviews with Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay and famed ballerina Misty Copeland.

You should definitely add this show to your must-watch list.

  9/6/16- Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Ava Duvernay to talk about her new television show Queen Sugar, the story of three siblings who inherit their father’s Sugar Cane farm in New Orleans. “Its like a 13 hour movie because you have thirteen episodes in thirteen weeks. It was fantastic. It was like exercising […]

For her new family drama on OWN, titled Queen Sugar, DuVernay made it clear that casting minorities in front of and behind the camera was a conscious effort.

Amazon's upcoming Civil Rights film set in the 1963 Detroit will also be directed by Tina Mabry-Stiff. Congrats ladies!

In a recent cover story with "The Hollywood Reporter," the "Queen Sugar" producers talk inclusion, representation and Black Lives Matter.

Bazodee Anita Ponchouri is set to marry a handsome and wealthy Londoner when she has a fate encounter with local singer, Lee de Leon (Machel Montano). Leon agrees to perform at Anita’s engagement party, but their chemistry is undeniable forcing her to make a decision between her well-off fiance or the music in her heart. […]

There seems to be no stopping the phenomenon that is Ava DuVernay. Almost daily, there is news about her doing something amazing while continuing to break down the iron-clad barriers of Hollywood. Her latest round of success involves her making history as the newest director of the $100 million movie club. With Ava DuVernay set […]