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  1. OWN's Ava DuVernay Drama 'Queen Sugar' Taps 'True Blood' Favorite to Star

    12:45 pm 1/13/2016

    Rutina Wesley will play a journalist/activist in the scripted series based on Natalie Baszile's novel.Read more

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  2. J.J. Abrams Wants to See Ava DuVernay Direct a 'Star Wars' Film

    12:22 pm 12/9/2015

    The 'Selma' director would "just kill it," says 'The Force Awakens' helmer.Read more

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  3. Ava DuVernay on Barbie Doll: "Everyone Should Be Able to See Themselves"

    8:59 am 12/8/2015

    "That's what I'm hoping this does: Changes the view of who we think a director can be, changes the view of who we think a Barbie should look like."Read more

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  4. Ava DuVernay Barbie Doll Sells Out

    8:47 am 12/7/2015

    DuVernay's fans expressed enough interest in the originally one-of-a-kind doll that Mattel decided to make one for sale.Read more

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  5. Amy Schumer Poses Nearly Naked for Pirelli Calendar

    8:47 am 11/30/2015

    Instead of supermodels, the 2016 calendar features women who are titans of entertainment, sports, comedy, business, philanthropy, music and the arts.Read more

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  6. Ava DuVernay Fires Back at Quentin Tarantino After 'Selma' Diss

    6:00 am 11/25/2015

    "When you look at his work and his persona, there's nothing surprising about what he said," the director tells THR in response to Tarantino saying the Oscar-nominated civil rights film "deserved an Emmy."Read more

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  7. Ava DuVernay on Advocating for Female Directors, Her "Low" 'Selma' Moment

    8:30 am 11/18/2015

    The activist talks about the industry ups and downs stemming from her film's success and why she won't use the Oscars platform to say exactly what she's thinking.Read more

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  8. Elle Women in Hollywood Awards: Amy Schumer, Salma Hayek Urge Colleagues to Fight to Overcome Obstacles

    11:23 am 10/20/2015

    “It takes a generation of women that will not accept a reality that is f—ed up and unfair to get angry and take adversity and transform it into power, to make a change," said Hayek.Read more

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  9. 'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay to Head Mumbai Festival Jury

    11:43 pm 10/4/2015

    The 17th edition of the festival will open with Hindi title 'Aligarh.'Read more

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  10. Ava DuVernay's Company Sued in Dispute Over Documentary's Awards Run

    6:34 pm 9/10/2015

    A documentarian says the company didn’t submit his film for awards as agreed — and now won't stop claiming rights.Read more

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