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A​depero Oduye joins the cast of Ava DuVernay’s ‘Central Park’ series

Nigerian actress Adepero Oduye whose credits include “12 Years A Slave” and “Pariah” is the latest to join the star-studded cast of Ava DuVernay’s “Central Park Five.” The drama is based on a true story that gripped the country and chronicles the notorious case of five teenagers of color who …

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“A Wrinkle in Time,” the live-action fantasy drama directed by Ava DuVernay made its debut in London

DuVernay and stars from the Disney film including Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling and Storm Reid, attended the European Premiere in London earlier. The event took place at the BFI IMAX Southbank and included a Q&A panel with the filmmakers moderated by Sunday Times Style Editor Lorraine Candy. The …

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AwardsHollywood

“Selma” Snags a Golden Globe

The civil-rights drama which received several nominations for its director Ava DuVernay and star David Oyelowo took home just one trophy, winning best original song for John Legend and Common’s song “Glory.” The Oprah Winfrey and Brad Pitt produced film, which documents Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic march from Selma …

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Ava DuVernay to discuss ‘Selma’

She’s a writer/director and the first African-American woman to win the Best Director Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. At a special event, moderated by Urbanworld Executive Producer Gabrielle Glore, Ava DuVernay will share a behind the scenes clip presentation of her latest film “Selma” exclusively at the Urbanworld Film …

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