Known For

Ava DuVernay is known for:

  • Selma
    "Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights Act.
  • A Wrinkle in Time
    After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.
  • 13th
    An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

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