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.
In the short time DuVernay has been directing, she has been a major success.
The filmmaker’s attention to detail has certainly paid off as there is a level of authenticity that exudes out of the screen.
In the short time Ava DuVernay has been directing, she has been a major success.
With such a diverse and prestigious panel like this, how can a grant like this not push the culture forward?
No matter the field, diversity improves the quality and cultural accuracy of the work.