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The Tampa Tribune
The celebrities who have said #MeToo about sexual assault and harassmentare queer. We are many things that deserve safe spaces and protection. We can t
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
are queer. We are many things that deserve safe spaces and protection. We can take this moment and enter in with focus. — Ava DuVernay #MeToo. I was 14, he was 36. I may be Deaf, but silence is the last thing you will ever hear from me. — Marlee... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Lupita Nyong'o painfully details repeated harassment by 'predator' Harvey WeinsteinMonae called out, "My friend. My sister. My hero. Thank you for your bravery. T
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 hours ago
Monae called out, "My friend. My sister. My hero. Thank you for your bravery. Thank you for using your voice." Director Ava DuVernay saluted "my sister" on Twitter "and all the women who speak out. And all the women who don't. All who survive... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Harvard rescinds medal awarded to Harvey Weinstein in 2014according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each ye
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each year. Recent recipients include LL Cool J, Ava DuVernay, Muhammad Ali, Steven Spielberg, Maya Angelou, Sonia Sotomayor and Oprah Winfrey. "Harvey Weinstein is one of... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Harvard rescinds medal awarded to Harvey Weinstein in 2014according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each ye
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each year. Recent recipients include LL Cool J, Ava DuVernay, Muhammad Ali, Steven Spielberg, Maya Angelou, Sonia Sotomayor and Oprah Winfrey. "Harvey Weinstein is one of... Read more
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News 8000
Harvard rescinds medal awarded to Harvey Weinstein in 2014according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each ye
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each year. Recent recipients include LL Cool J, Ava DuVernay, Muhammad Ali, Steven Spielberg, Maya Angelou, Sonia Sotomayor and Oprah Winfrey. "Harvey Weinstein is one of... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Harvard rescinds medal awarded to Harvey Weinstein in 2014according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each ye
KTXS Abilene / Posted yesterday
according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each year. Recent recipients include LL Cool J, Ava DuVernay, Muhammad Ali, Steven Spielberg, Maya Angelou, Sonia Sotomayor and Oprah Winfrey. "Harvey Weinstein is one of... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Harvard rescinds medal awarded to Harvey Weinstein in 2014according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each ye
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each year. Recent recipients include LL Cool J, Ava DuVernay, Muhammad Ali, Steven Spielberg, Maya Angelou, Sonia Sotomayor and Oprah Winfrey. "Harvey Weinstein is one of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Harvard rescinds medal awarded to Harvey Weinstein in 2014according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each ye
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each year. Recent recipients include LL Cool J, Ava DuVernay, Muhammad Ali, Steven Spielberg, Maya Angelou, Sonia Sotomayor and Oprah Winfrey. "Harvey Weinstein is one of... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Harvard rescinds medal awarded to Harvey Weinstein in 2014according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each ye
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted yesterday
according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each year. Recent recipients include LL Cool J, Ava DuVernay, Muhammad Ali, Steven Spielberg, Maya Angelou, Sonia Sotomayor and Oprah Winfrey. "Harvey Weinstein is one of... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Harvard rescinds medal awarded to Harvey Weinstein in 2014according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each ye
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each year. Recent recipients include LL Cool J, Ava DuVernay, Muhammad Ali, Steven Spielberg, Maya Angelou, Sonia Sotomayor and Oprah Winfrey. "Harvey Weinstein is one of... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Harvard rescinds medal awarded to Harvey Weinstein in 2014according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each ye
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each year. Recent recipients include LL Cool J, Ava DuVernay, Muhammad Ali, Steven Spielberg, Maya Angelou, Sonia Sotomayor and Oprah Winfrey. "Harvey Weinstein is one of... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Harvard rescinds medal awarded to Harvey Weinstein in 2014according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each ye
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each year. Recent recipients include LL Cool J, Ava DuVernay, Muhammad Ali, Steven Spielberg, Maya Angelou, Sonia Sotomayor and Oprah Winfrey. "Harvey Weinstein is one of... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Harvard rescinds medal awarded to Harvey Weinstein in 2014according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each ye
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each year. Recent recipients include LL Cool J, Ava DuVernay, Muhammad Ali, Steven Spielberg, Maya Angelou, Sonia Sotomayor and Oprah Winfrey. "Harvey Weinstein is one of... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Harvard rescinds medal awarded to Harvey Weinstein in 2014according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each ye
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
according to Harvard's website. Multiple people receive the distinction each year. Recent recipients include LL Cool J, Ava DuVernay, Muhammad Ali, Steven Spielberg, Maya Angelou, Sonia Sotomayor and Oprah Winfrey. "Harvey Weinstein is one of... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
‘We Stand With the Women’: Harvard Rescinds Medal Awarded to Harvey Weinstein in 2014according to Harvard’s website. Multiple people receive the distinction each ye
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
according to Harvard’s website. Multiple people receive the distinction each year. Recent recipients include LL Cool J, Ava DuVernay, Muhammad Ali, Steven Spielberg, Maya Angelou, Sonia Sotomayor and Oprah Winfrey. “Harvey Weinstein is one of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
By the book?TV movie in 2001, the new feature film promises to be a full-blown fantasy whir
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
TV movie in 2001, the new feature film promises to be a full-blown fantasy whirlwind. We expect great things from director Ava DuVernay, who was the first black woman to get a Golden Globe nomination for Best Director for Selma in 2014. Plus, it... Read more
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Asian journal
‘Motherland’  A conversation with award-winning Fil-Am documentarian Ramona Diaz on witnessing the miracle of life amidst chaos, reproductive rights in the Philippinesindustry because you can really make a lot of noise and you’ll be standing on b
Asian journal / Posted 2 days ago
industry because you can really make a lot of noise and you’ll be standing on big shoulders, women who started on it, like Ava DuVernay. It’s a good time to start claiming your own narrative. For a lot of years, we haven’t told our own stories,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Laura Dern, 50, with kids and mother Diane Ladd, 81pink dress with black lace overlay (L-R) Say cheese: Nash, Witherspoon and Cha
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
pink dress with black lace overlay (L-R) Say cheese: Nash, Witherspoon and Chastain made for an intriguing trio Powerful: Ava DuVernay (L) and Kathleen Kennedy (R) also spoke at the bash Say cheese! Lake and Busy later beamed for cameras with... Read more
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Daily Mail
Juliette Lewis, 44, sizzling hot 25 YEARS after Brad Pittpink dress with black lace overlay (L-R) Say cheese: Nash, Witherspoon and Cha
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
pink dress with black lace overlay (L-R) Say cheese: Nash, Witherspoon and Chastain made for an intriguing trio Powerful: Ava DuVernay (L) and Kathleen Kennedy (R) also spoke at the bash Say cheese! Lake and Busy later beamed for cameras with... Read more
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Variety
Amazon, the Democrats and the Fallout From the Harvey Weinstein Scandalto recognize conflict of #WomenBoycottTwitter for women of color who haven’t re
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
to recognize conflict of #WomenBoycottTwitter for women of color who haven’t received support on similar issues,” tweeted Ava DuVernay. Manhattan District Attorney’s Office Farrow’s New Yorker story included graphic audio of Weinstein appearing... Read more
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Variety
African American Film Critics Assn. Proclaims 2017 ‘Year of the Woman’and are taking advantage of increased opportunities to make their cinematic imp
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
and are taking advantage of increased opportunities to make their cinematic imprint.” Filmmakers like Dee Rees and Ava DuVernay have already made considerable waves this year. Netflix acquired Rees’ “Mudbound” out of Sundance for $12.5... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Inside Oprah Winfrey's Lavish Book Launch at Her Montecito Estateincluded actresses Kerry Washington, Julia Roberts, Reese Witherspoon and Angel
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
included actresses Kerry Washington, Julia Roberts, Reese Witherspoon and Angela Bassett, frequent Winfrey collaborator Ava DuVernay, longtime friend Gayle King and partner Stedman Graham. Disney CEO Bob Iger and wife Susan enjoyed the... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Everyone (And Their Mama) Was At Oprah's Star-Studded Gospel Brunchwho of other big stars and influencers, to her home in Montecito, Calif. Guests
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 4 days ago
who of other big stars and influencers, to her home in Montecito, Calif. Guests included Angela Bassett, Kerry Washington, Ava Duvernay, Niecy Nash, Common, Andra Day, Julia Roberts, Bebe Winans, Erica Campbell and many, many more. Check out... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Hammer Museum Gala: See what Jessica Chastain, Ruth Wilson and Sarah Jessica Parker were wearingbrand's creative director Tomas Maier. The annual fundraising soiree, which th
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
brand's creative director Tomas Maier. The annual fundraising soiree, which this year honoured Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay and Pulitzer Prize-winning New Yorker theater critic Hilton Als, saw the majority of guests dressed in sleek... Read more
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Daily Mail
Patrick Schwarzenegger and girlfriend Abby Champion look pensivethe Hammer Museum's Gala In The Garden The gala - the 15th annual one of its k
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
the Hammer Museum's Gala In The Garden The gala - the 15th annual one of its kind - celebrated Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay and The New Yorker theater critic Hilton Als. Patrick's father is movie star and former California Governor... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Hammer Museum gala brings out the stars, and an Ava DuVernay speech about menAva DuVernay had a few choice words for men at the Hammer Museum’s Gala in the
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
Ava DuVernay had a few choice words for men at the Hammer Museum’s Gala in the Garden on Saturday night. Taking to the stage after an enthusiastic introduction by J.J. Abrams, the evening’s honoree said she would normally devote her speech to women,... Read more
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Variety
Celebrities Talk Weinstein’s Academy Expulsion at Hammer Museum’s Gala in the Garden: ‘We Have So Far To Go’the Hammer Museum’s fifteenth annual Gala in the Garden on Saturday night, but
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
the Hammer Museum’s fifteenth annual Gala in the Garden on Saturday night, but men were on the minds of guests, dominating the evening’s cocktail chatter. Honoree Ava DuVernay even dedicated her speech to them. “It’s nice to hear good guy stories,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sylvester Stallone's daughter Sistine at Hammer Gala in LAmade profound contributions to society through their work. The event is the Mu
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
made profound contributions to society through their work. The event is the Museum's fifteenth annual Gala, which honors Ava DuVernay and Hilton Als. Each year, proceeds from the gala provide essential support for all that we do at the Hammer,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Priyanka Chopra glows in pale colors at Hammer Gala in LAmade profound contributions to society through their work. The event is the Mu
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
made profound contributions to society through their work. The event is the Museum's fifteenth annual Gala, which honors Ava DuVernay and Hilton Als. Each year, proceeds from the gala provide essential support for all that we do at the Hammer,... Read more
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The Hindu
Twitter to issue new safety rules post McGowan-sparked protestsuch as Ben Affleck, in the wake of sexual harassment allegations surrounding W
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
such as Ben Affleck, in the wake of sexual harassment allegations surrounding Weinstein. Alyssa Milano, Gina Rodriquez, Ava DuVernay, Kathy Griffin, Chrissy Teigen and Amber Tamblyn were among the stars who joined Ms. McGowan in the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hailey Baldwin stuns in a black top with burgundy midi skirt combomade profound contributions to society through their work. The event is the Mu
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
made profound contributions to society through their work. The event is the Museum's fifteenth annual Gala, which honors Ava DuVernay and Hilton Als. Each year, proceeds from the gala provide essential support for all that we do at the Hammer,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sarah Jessica Parker and Jessica Chastain match at Hammer Museum Galamade profound contributions to society through their work. The event is the Mu
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
made profound contributions to society through their work. The event is the Museum's fifteenth annual Gala, which honors Ava DuVernay and Hilton Als. Each year, proceeds from the gala provide essential support for all that we do at the Hammer,... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Twitter to Roll Out New Safety Rules After Rose McGowan-Sparked Protestboycott was launched soon after in solidarity of victims of sexual harassment a
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
boycott was launched soon after in solidarity of victims of sexual harassment and assault. Alyssa Milano, Gina Rodriquez, Ava DuVernay, Kathy Griffin, Chrissy Teigen and Amber Tamblyn were among the stars who joined McGowan to protest. Following... Read more
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EuroNews
Black Women Take Over Twitter with #WOCAffirmationDuvernay called out the often one way ask for support by white women while musi
EuroNews / Posted 6 days ago
Duvernay called out the often one way ask for support by white women while musician Questlove reminded his followers that... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
#WomenBoycottTwitter protest erupts over Rose McGowan’s suspensiona silence and asked if it made sense for victims and supporters to be quiet. S
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 6 days ago
a silence and asked if it made sense for victims and supporters to be quiet. Some Twitter users, including famed director Ava DuVernay, added the issue of race to the conversation, noting that women of color had not received the same type of... Read more
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ajc.com
Many #WomenBoycottTwitter to support Rose McGowan, others criticize campaign for ‘silencing’ womenonly reinforced silence. As a sexual abuse survivor, I will not boycott twitte
ajc.com / Posted 7 days ago
only reinforced silence. As a sexual abuse survivor, I will not boycott twitter as I refuse to be silenced. And director Ava DuVernay criticized women supporting the boycott for not coming forward for women of color who faced similar issues in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Pregnant Mindy Kaling reveals the gender of her babyabout how since becoming pregnant, 'I'm obsessed with sitting' Oprah went on t
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
about how since becoming pregnant, 'I'm obsessed with sitting' Oprah went on to pose the same question to their director Ava DuVernay: 'And she said: "I just found out."' Mindy told Ellen this week that 'if anyone was going to announce big news... Read more
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Calgary Sun
#WomenBoycottTwitter after actress Rose McGowan Twitter account suspended amidst Weinstein sex scandalChrissy Teigen, Mark Ruffalo and Ava Duvernay are among the stars boycotting Tw
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Chrissy Teigen, Mark Ruffalo and Ava Duvernay are among the stars boycotting Twitter over the treatment of its female users. Actress Rose McGowan’s account was suspended by Twitter bosses on Wednesday after she repeatedly tweeted about the Harvey... Read more
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Billboard
Rose McGowan Twitter Suspension Prompts Platform Boycott Call by Womenas the night went on and were joined by male stars, such as Mark Ruffalo, who p
Billboard / Posted 7 days ago
as the night went on and were joined by male stars, such as Mark Ruffalo, who pledged to join the day of silence. Director Ava DuVernay, however, called on the women joining the movement to also serve as allies for the women of color who have... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
#WomenBoycottTwitter protest erupts over Rose McGowan’s suspensiona silence and asked if it made sense for victims and supporters to be quiet. S
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
a silence and asked if it made sense for victims and supporters to be quiet. Some Twitter users, including famed director Ava DuVernay, added the issue of race to the conversation, noting that women of color had not received the same type of... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
#WomenBoycottTwitter protest erupts over Rose McGowan’s suspensiona silence and asked if it made sense for victims and supporters to be quiet. S
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 7 days ago
a silence and asked if it made sense for victims and supporters to be quiet. Some Twitter users, including famed director Ava DuVernay, added the issue of race to the conversation, noting that women of color had not received the same type of... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Rose McGowan Twitter Suspension Prompts Platform Boycott Call by Womenas the night went on and were joined by male stars, such as Mark Ruffalo, who p
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
as the night went on and were joined by male stars, such as Mark Ruffalo, who pledged to join the day of silence. Director Ava DuVernay, however, called on the women joining the movement to also serve as allies for the women of color who have... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Aziz Ansari to Receive the Charlie Chaplin Britannia AwardBetty White. Ricky Gervais was honored at last year's Britannia awards. BAFTA
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
Betty White. Ricky Gervais was honored at last year's Britannia awards. BAFTA LA will also honor Claire Foy, Matt Damon, Ava Duvernay, Kenneth Branagh and Dick Van Dyke at the Oct. 27 ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. English comedian Jack... Read more
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Lifehacker
The Bechdel Test, and Other Media Representation Tests, Explainedonly five are longer than a minute. The DuVernay test, proposed by film critic
Lifehacker / Posted 10 days ago
only five are longer than a minute. The DuVernay test, proposed by film critic Manohla Dargis in honor of director Ava DuVernay, is more abstract. A work passes it if “African Americans and other minorities have fully realised lives rather... Read more
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Variety
Initiatives Targeted at Boosting Women in Hollywood Thrive, But Can They Close Gender Gap?cinematographer trying to get her foot inside entertainment’s heavy doors. Jus
Variety / Posted 10 days ago
cinematographer trying to get her foot inside entertainment’s heavy doors. Just look at the past several months. In June, Ava DuVernay announced that all the episodes in the second season of her series “Queen Sugar” (OWN) would, as in the first... Read more
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express
Star Wars 8 trailer LIVE updates: Last Jedi footage, build-up and reactionsto keep it locked here to see it in full, plus the immediate fallout... 02:39
express / Posted 10 days ago
to keep it locked here to see it in full, plus the immediate fallout... 02:39 (21:39 ET): Movie director Ava DuVernay might just have already seen the trailer. She posted to Twitter alongside an adorable selfie with Rian Johnson:... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Ava DuVernay Unsure How 'Wrinkle in Time' Will Be Receivedno secret that there's a lack of women behind the scenes in the world of film a
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
no secret that there's a lack of women behind the scenes in the world of film and television, especially women of color. Ava DuVernay was well aware of this fact when she decided that she wanted to be a director, but she wouldn't let the... Read more
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CBS News
Dove apologizes for racially insensitive adUniversity in Atlanta, on Facebook. "I've used their products forever, but it's
CBS News / Posted 11 days ago
University in Atlanta, on Facebook. "I've used their products forever, but it's time to move on." Others, like director Ava DuVernay, were also critical of Dove's apology. "You can do better than 'missed the mark.' Flip + diminishing. Deepens... Read more
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The Irish Times
Dove apologies over ad showing black woman turning whitebelow the tweet were almost exclusively negative. Many social media users calle
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
below the tweet were almost exclusively negative. Many social media users called for a boycott of Dove’s products. Ava DuVernay, the director of the film Selma, was one of many prominent people to criticise both the advert and the apology.... Read more
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Times Leader
Genealogy show unlocks family secrets for Carly Simon, other celebritiessubjects include Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong’o, Sean Combs, Amy Schumer, G
Times Leader / Posted 13 days ago
subjects include Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong’o, Sean Combs, Amy Schumer, Garrison Keillor, Aziz Ansari, filmmaker Ava DuVernay, author Ta-Nehisi Coates and Christopher Walken. Larry David, whom Gates said he’d “bugged” for three years to... Read more
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