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Ava DuVernay Opens Up About Being Called “Auntie” And Talks Making “When They See Us” For People Of Color: “I Want To Be Able To Tell Our Story”

Ava DuVernay talks film and auntie

Film director Ava DuVernay sat down with Van Lathan for The Red Pill podcast to discuss her hit new series #WhenTheySeeUs, which she says was made specifically for the Black community. DuVernay’s latest masterpiece, “When They See Us,” is a four-part drama miniseries that details the horrific handling of five …

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Director Ava DuVernay Starts Hollywood Diversity Initiative

⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The disparities in the number of women and black and brown people in the entertainment industry has always been an issue. But super director, #AvaDuVernay’s new initiative plans to alleviate the problem. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ DuVernay has partnered with Los Angeles mayor, #EricGarcetti to create a program that works …

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Ava DuVernay Working on Racial Drama Pilot for CBS

⠀ One thing Ava DuVernay doesn’t stop doing is working. As the award-winning writer and director prepares for the release of her new film, “Disney’s A Wrinkle In Time”, and begins production for her hit show “Queen Sugar”, DuVernay is also working on another project for CBS. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ According …

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