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Webby Awards: Dwayne Johnson, Ava DuVernay, Anthony Fauci Among Honorees

The winners and special achievement honorees for the 2021 Webbys have been announced. Honorees include Dwayne Johnson, Ava DuVernay, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Riz Ahmed, Andra Day, Yara Shahidi and…

‘In Our Mothers’ Gardens’: Film Review

In her feature directorial debut for Netflix, Shantrelle P. Lewis celebrates and honors the bonds between Black mothers and daughters.

Ava DuVernay, HBO Max Tee Up ‘One Perfect Shot’ Docuseries

Ava DuVernay and HBO Max will delve into film history with a docuseries based on the popular Twitter account One Perfect Shot. The WarnerMedia streamer has greenlit a series, also called One…

Ava DuVernay Selected to Receive the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize

Ava DuVernay has been selected to receive the 27th annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize in honor of her ongoing efforts to amplify the voices of women and people of color through her film and TV…

Ava DuVernay Shares John Lewis’ Inspiring Message to Her

Appearing on Thursday's 'Late Show With Stephen Colbert,' Ava DuVernay shared the inspiring message from civil rights icon and late Georgia Rep. John Lewis, who died July 17, that keep her going.

Ava DuVernay Unscripted Series Lands at NBC

Ava DuVernay is making the leap into unscripted TV with NBC. The network has ordered 10 episodes of 'Home Sweet Home,' a "social experiment" series in which families will switch homes with others…

Colin Kaepernick’s Life to Become Netflix Series From Ava DuVernay

Colin Kaepernick's formative years are becoming a Netflix series. The athlete and activist is teaming with Ava DuVernay for Colin in Black & White, a scripted limited drama that has been picked…

‘And She Could Be Next’: TV Review

Boasting Ava DuVernay among its executive producers, 'And She Could Be Next,' POV's first miniseries project, focuses on women of color in politics, including Stacey Abrams and Rashida Tlaib.

Toronto Film Festival Unveils First-Ever Virtual Edition Amid Pandemic

The 2020 Toronto Film Festival, set to run Sept. 10-19 in Toronto, will be a hybrid event with limited in-person film screenings and mostly virtual red carpets, press conferences and industry events…

Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay and More Call for Urgent Reform: “Our Country Is in a Moment of Reckoning”

Oprah Winfrey continued to have an open conversation with black artists and activists on Wednesday aimed at determining how America can funnel the rage and protests of recent weeks into action to…