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Ava DuVernay
  • Name: Ava DuVernay
  • Born: 08/24/1972 (48 years old)
  • Occupation: Filmmaker
  • Website: www.avaduvernay.com

Ava Marie DuVernay (/ˌdjvɛərˈn/; born August 24, 1972) is an American filmmaker and director. She won the directing award in the U.S. dramatic competition at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival for her second feature film Middle of Nowhere, becoming the first black woman to win the award. 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 film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. In 2017, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for her film 13th (2016).

Birth Name: Ava Marie DuVernay

School: University of California,Los Angeles

Alias: Ava Marie DuVernay

Birth Place: Long Beach, California, U.S.

Website: www.avaduvernay.com

Source: Wikipedia

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