Ava DuVernay will executive produce and narrate One Perfect Shot, a new docu series, inspired by the popular Twitter account of the same name.
NAME OF FILM: 13TH
DIRECTOR(S): Ava DuVernay
STARRING: Melina Abdullah, Michelle Alexander, Cory Booker
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Filmmaker Ava DuVernay explores the history of race, justice and mass incarceration in the U.S., focusing on the nation’s prisons that are disproportionately filled with African-Americans.
Netflix is making many of its documentaries and series available on the Netflix US YouTube channel for free.
25th Anniversary of THE FUGITIVE Starring Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones will Open 2018 Ebertfest
The Fugitive directed by Andrew Davis, and starring Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones, will open this year’s 20th anniversary celebration of Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert and also known as ‘Ebertfest.”
Three films – Viktor Jakovleski’s Brimstone & Glory, Matthew Heineman’s City of Ghosts and Yance Ford’s Strong Island – lead the 2018 Cinema Eye Honors nominations
The Newark Black Film Festival (NBFF) kicks off its 43rd season on June 28 at the Newark Museum with 13th, Ava DuVernay’s exploration of the history of race, justice and mass incarceration in the U.S.
With some of the biggest names in film, television and music in attendance, the winners of the 48th NAACP Image Awards were announced over the weekend. Moonlight was one of the night’s biggest winners
La La Land was named Best Film at the EE British Academy Film Awards aka 2017 BAFTA Awards, with Damien Chazelle winning Director
On the heels of its Oscar nomination for Best Documentary Feature, Netflix will air the interview special 13TH: A Conversation with Oprah Winfrey & Ava DuVernay in the U.S. on Thursday, January 26.
The musical La La Land lead the nominations for the 2017 Oscars with 14 nominations, tie with Titanic and All About Eve for the most in Oscar history.
The Cinema Audio Society announced the nominees for the 53rd Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2016 in seven categories.
La La Land lead nominations for the 2016 EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) with 11 nods including Best Film.
Ava DuVernay (13th), Kerem Sanga (FIRST GIRL I LOVED) are among thirty-two writers named finalists in nine categories for the 42nd Annual HUMANITAS Prize.