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[RECAP] Ava DuVernay Hosts Twitter Party Featuring Oprah, John Singleton, Tyler Perry and Others

The actress and AFFRM hosts star studded event for underrepresented filmmakers

Ava DuVernay and African American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM) hosts star-studded Twitter party for…

By Kandia Johnson

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Ava DuVernay Becomes First Black Woman to Win Best Director at Sundance

Veteran industry executive wins big at Sundance 2012

Ava DuVernay became the first African-American woman to win the U.S. Directing Award for her…

By Sade K. Muhammad

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DuVernay with I Will Follow star Salli Richardson-Whitfield  (Marcia Wade Talbert)

Filmmaker Takes AFFRM-ative Action to Promote Black Cinema

Ava DuVernay unites black film festivals to encourage national releases of more movies for us and by us

DuVernay with I Will Follow star Salli Richardson-Whitfield (Marcia Wade Talbert)
Ava DuVernay has accomplished three…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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