Ava Marie DuVernay
August 24, 1972
Long Beach, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of California, Los Angeles|
For her work on Selma (2014), DuVernay became the first black woman to be nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Director, and also the first black female director to have her movie nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
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- Mekado, Murphy (January 22, 2015). "Anatomy of a Scene | 'Selma'". The New York Times. Retrieved June 28, 2020.
- Ford, Rebecca (December 11, 2014). "Golden Globes: 'Selma's' Ava DuVernay Becomes First Black Woman to Receive Director Nomination". The Hollywood Reporter.
- Suskind, Alex (December 17, 2014). "How Ava DuVernay struck a chord with Selma". The Guardian.
- Keegan, Rebecca (August 3, 2016). "With 'A Wrinkle In Time,' Ava DuVernay will pass a milestone". Los Angeles Times.