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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. '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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  5. 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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  6. 'Selma's' Ava DuVernay Moves to CAA From Paradigm

    12:46 pm 9/6/2015

    The director recently passed on helming 'Black Panther.'Read more

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  7. Ava DuVernay Praises 'Straight Outta Compton': F. Gary Gray "Captured the Plight of the Black Artist"

    6:18 am 8/17/2015

    The 'Selma' helmer extensively recounted on Twitter what it was like to watch her pivotal Los Angeles memories as captured in the N.W.A. biopic.Read more

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  8. Samuel DuBose Shooting: Hollywood Reacts

    12:50 pm 7/29/2015

    Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay and fellow members of Hollywood shared their reactions on social media.Read more

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  9. Nicki Minaj, Ava DuVernay React to Footage of Sandra Bland's Arrest: "It's the Most Disturbing Thing"

    11:12 am 7/23/2015

    "I edit footage for a living. But anyone can see that this official video has been cut," DuVernay tweeted on Tuesday.Read more

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  10. Ava DuVernay's Advice on Hollywood: "Follow the White Guys, They've Got This Thing Wired"

    1:33 pm 7/18/2015

    "Too often, we live within their games, so why would you not study what works? Take away the bad stuff — because there's a lot — and use the savvy interesting stuff and figure out how they can apply."Read more

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