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David Oyelowo on ‘The Water Man’ and His 6-Year Journey to the Director’s Chair

Selma not only defined David Oyelowo’s career as an actor, but it also shaped him into the producer he is today. Even though he wasn’t actually credited as a producer on Selma, Oyelowo was instrumental in bringing Ava DuVernay’s film to the big screen after seven years of development. And once Selma‘s awards season run […]

Toronto: Ava DuVernay Talks Black Representation in Hollywood: “The World Has Changed”

Ava DuVernay says its time for Hollywood to wake up to being too White and too male and needing more representation from women and People of Color.

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.

‘Selma,’ ‘Just Mercy’ and More Made Free to Rent in Wake of Nationwide Protests

Films tackling racial issues, such as 'Selma,' 'The Hate U Give' and 'Just Mercy,' have been made available at no cost in June for those looking to educate themselves in the wake of George Floyd's death.

‘Black Panther’s’ Ruth E. Carter to Receive Career Nod at Costume Designers Guild Awards

The Costume Designers Guild Awards will honor Ruth E. Carter, designer for films such as 'Black Panther' and 'Selma,' with the Career Achievement Award at its 21st annual ceremony on Feb. 19.

Ava DuVernay Unsure How ‘Wrinkle in Time’ Will Be Received

The Oscar-nominated director talked about making movies in “an industry built on the back of the film 'The Birth of a Nation.'"

Galloway on Film: How Hollywood Failed Martin Luther King Jr.

King’s life story has been largely absent from the screen. It’s time for that to change.

Toronto Film Festival, Instagram Launch Digital Shorts Competition

'Selma' director Ava DuVernay, James Franco and Priyanka Chopra are among the judges for the TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival.

‘Furious 7’, ‘Fifty Shades’ Songs Score Multiple Grammy Nominations

'Selma', 'Pitch Perfect 2' and 'Empire' also earned mentions in this year's Grammy nominations list.

Ava DuVernay Fires Back at Quentin Tarantino After ‘Selma’ Diss

"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."

Ava DuVernay on Advocating for Female Directors, Her “Low” ‘Selma’ Moment

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.

Ava DuVernay’s Company Sued in Dispute Over Documentary’s Awards Run

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