Filmmaker Quote of the Day: Ava DuVernay


“I thing for female filmmakers a big issue is making their second and third films. You see the statistics, and the dropoff on the second and third [films] , are dire.”

– Ava DuVernay, Director. The first Black woman to win Best Director at Sundance for her second narrative feature MIDDLE OF NOWHERE.

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  1. When her husband, Derek (Omari Hardwick), is sent to prison, Ruby (Emayatzy Corinealdi) must decide whether to wait for him or move on. In her research for the film, director Ava DuVernay interviewed many women whose loved ones were incarcerated.

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