Ava DuVernay

Film director

1972 –

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Who is Ava DuVernay?

Ava Marie DuVernay is an American filmmaker, marketer and film distributor. At the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, DuVernay became the first African-American woman to win the Best Director Prize for her second feature film Middle of Nowhere.

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Born
Aug 24, 1972
Long Beach
Also known as
  • Ava Marie DuVernay
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of California, Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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