Pop! Directors—Ava DuVernay
Celebrate the Oscar-nominated and Emmy winning filmmaker who became the first black woman to have a film nominated forBest Picture at the Academy Awards with Selma and who is the top-grossing black woman director in American box office history with A Wrinkle in Time. A collector’s edition Barbie doll in her likeness sold out in 16 minutes in 2017 (LINK).
Through her arts collective ARRAY, DuVernay amplifies the experience of people of color and women of all kinds on screen through her film and TV projects, including Selma, 13th, A Wrinkle in Time, Queen Sugar and When They See Us.