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Ava DuVernay To Direct ‘A Wrinkle In Time’ Because Ava Is Super Qualified

When Ava DuVernay directs films, magical things happen, so it’s no wonder the Academy-Award nominated director has been tapped to spearhead Disney’s A Wrinkle In Time D…

Black History Month Spotlight: Ava DuVernay

Ava DuVernay is a producer, writer, director and distributor of independent films. She has received numerous awards for her work, including “Best Director” at the 2012 Su…

Lance Gross and Issa Rae Star in Ava Duvernay’s ‘Say Yes’ [Video]

Get ready to fall in love with Lance Gross all over again. The handsome actor is one of many prominent black actors taking part in Say Yes, a short film shot by Middle of…

Vixen Chat: Black Filmmaker Ava DuVernay Talks Breaking the Hollywood Mold

These days, having one job is a rarity: just ask media moguls like Jay-Z. For many, that old school mentality can keep you from going after a dream you were convinced…

5 Inspirational Vixens You Need to Know

Since the early 1900’s, a turbulent time for women’s rights, we’ve celebrated our accomplishments as well as discussed the work and long road ahead. Despite the…

“Zero Dark Thirty” Crowned Best Film of 2012 by the African American Film Critics Association

This past weekend, the notable organization of The African-American Film Critics Associations convened to celebrate the year in films. “Zero Dark Thirty,” accrued even…

The Search is on for the Next Female Filmmaker, is it You?

VIBE and AaFFRM have joined forces to give one talented, New York based, female filmmaker the opportunity to travel to Urbanworld Film Festival 2012 to make a short…

Middle Of Nowhere: An Honest Portrayal of a Woman at a Crossroad

“Where were you all those years? The answer was you were with me. We’re somewhere in between the forgotten and foreseen.” – Ruby The aforementioned sentiment – echoed…

Ava DuVernay, First Black Woman to Win Best Director at Sundance

We spotted Middle of Nowhere  a few weeks ago and are pleased to hear that director Ava DuVernay is the first Black woman to win Best Director at the Sundance Film…