Netflix announced Monday that a six-part docuseries of Kaepernick’s life, titled ‘Colin in Black and White,’ will be produced by director Ava DuVernay.
Ava DuVernay and her media company ARRAY Now are launching the LEAP initiative, focused on holding law enforcement accountable for police brutality.
These protesting films give an honest exploration into what it means to be black in America, police brutality, and how we should think and react.
Ava DuVernay’s Array film collective kicked off an engaging and worthwhile tweet-a-thon this past Thursday with more than 50 filmmakers pulling up. I asked some of my fave film directors on @Twi
Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY film collective is hosting a massive tweet-a-thon on Thursday, April 30, with more than 50 filmmakers. View this post on Instagram I asked some of my fave film
They are role models because of the way they have educated and inspired countless people across different races, ages, and backgrounds.
One could say cancel culture worked out in this scenario, but you can’t help but still wish for a greater redemption. Only time will tell.
Ava DuVernay and ARRAY continue to fight for the artists that need them most. Just like their slogan claims, “Artists + Advocacy + Audiences Aligned.”
During her succession in the industry, DuVernay has been a vocal and staunch advocate for women and people of color in Hollywood.
2018 revealed Black audiences’ box office power, proving to the gatekeepers of Hollywood that Black film, with Black casts, are indeed financial viable.