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31 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Ava Duvernay. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Ava Duvernay, often where they are interviewed.

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31 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Ava Duvernay. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Ava Duvernay, often where they are interviewed.

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Ep. 10 - The importance of Ava DuVernay's 13th

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Colin Ellis speaks with Nam Kiwanuka, host of The Agenda in the Summer, about Ava DuVernay's documentary 13th. The 2016 film looks at the rise of mass incarceration in the U.S., from its roots in slavery through the Jim Crow era and beyond. They discuss how racism is still an uncomfortable subject for many to talk about, how racist portrayals of Black people in the media inform the way they're treated by the justice system, and why this problem isn't unique to the United States.
Jun 23 2020 · 42mins
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6/11 THURS HOUR 2: Lizzo calls out body shamers and Ava DuVernay elected to Academy's Board of Governors

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The New York Times asked epidemiologists when they would feel comfortable doing everyday activities in their personal lives in this pandemic.
Jun 11 2020 · 36mins
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#: 89 Black Lives Matter/Exorcist II - Mark and Jack Howard on Ava DuVernay's shocking racial inequality documentary '13th' plus Mark makes Jack watch 'Exorcist II' !

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Mark and Jack Howard compare thoughts on Ava DuVernay's shocking 2016 documentary '13th' - about racial inequality and the US prison system. Plus Mark makes Jack watch 'Exorcist II: The Heretic' - which he contends is the worst film ever made!

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Jun 09 2020 · 1hr 3mins
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The 1A Movie Club: A Conversation With Ava DuVernay + 'The Vast Of Night'

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The COVID-19 pandemic means "the bigger movies mostly are postponing their releases," says The Frame's John Horn.

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May 27 2020 · 33mins
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S2: Episode 9 | Ava Duvernay, A Story On Peaking At The Right Time!

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In episode 9 of season 2 (episode 34) we unpack the slow and steady progress of the film industry giant Ava Duvernay! https://www.patreon.com/cosmicconvos Follow us: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/cosmicconvo/ https://www.instagram.com/shekhem_ra/ https://www.instagram.com/pushitfwd/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/cosmicconvopodcast/ Website: https://www.pushitfwd.com/cosmic-convos-podcast

May 13 2020 · 1hr 8mins
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Ava DuVernay vs Boba Fett - e0015

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This episode got intense.

* Comics are back!! Kind of...

* The MCU is filming again (some never stopped)

* Deadpool 3 release was just a cover-up?

* Ava DuVernay releases a tweet that infuriates Professor Bill

* The Mandalorian season 2 & 3 and Boba Fett vs. Asoka Tano

* Josh Trank is a jackass; or is he? (spoiler: he is)

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May 10 2020 · 1hr 14mins
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DP Kira Kelly on working with director Ava DuVernay, her Netflix series Self Made, 13th, Queen Sugar, East Los High

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Cinematographer Kira Kelly had years of experience before director Ava DuVernay approached her to shoot her documentary, 13th. For 13th, DuVernay was interested in creating artful, composed shots rather than the typical “talking heads” of most documentaries, and pushed Kira and the team to get creative about how it was framed. The film examines the 13th Amendment, which outlawed slavery, yet the mass incarceration of African-Americans continues to this day as its own kind of slavery. 13th was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2017. Kira collaborated with DuVernay again on the second season of the critically-acclaimed series, Queen Sugar. When she was first starting out, Kira worked as a gaffer before moving into the camera department and establishing herself as a cinematographer, shooting a small independent film called Were the World Mine. Producer/director Carlos Portugal noticed her work and hired her to shoot four seasons of Hulu's Emmy-nominated series, East Los High.

Kira Kelly's latest show is a limited series for Netflix called Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madame C.J. Walker, starring Octavia Spencer. The series is based on the real-life story of an African American washerwoman who builds a hair product empire to become the first female self-made millionaire. Self-Made is on Netflix beginning March 20. https://www.netflix.com/title/80202462

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Mar 18 2020 · 1hr 7mins
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Ava Duvernay Keynote Address 2013 Film Independent

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Ava DuVernay is a writer, producer, director and distributor of independent film.

Winner of the Emmy, BAFTA and Peabody Awards, Academy award nominee Ava DuVernay is a writer, director, producer and film distributor. Her directorial work includes the historical drama SELMA, the criminal justice documentary 13TH and Disney’s A WRINKLE IN TIME, which made her the highest grossing black woman director in American box office history. Based on the infamous case of The Central Park Five, her next project is entitled WHEN THEY SEE US and will be released worldwide on Netflix in May 2019. Currently, she is overseeing production on her critically-acclaimed TV series QUEEN SUGAR, her new CBS limited series THE RED LINE and her upcoming OWN series CHERISH THE DAY. Winner of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival's Best Director Prize for her micro-budget film MIDDLE OF NOWHERE, DuVernay amplifies the work of people of color and women of all kinds through her non-profit film collective ARRAY, named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies. DuVernay sits on the advisory board of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and chairs the Prada Diversity Council. She is based in Los Angeles, California.

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Jan 15 2020 · 42mins
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Ava DuVernay and Spencer Averick

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Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has dissected and interrogated the criminal justice system with her work a number of times now, from her 2012 Sundance hit "Middle of Nowhere" to the Oscar-nominated documentary "13th." Her latest work, Netflix's limited series "When They See Us" — centered on the Central Park Five — is a natural step in this progression. It takes the domestic and legal elements of those films and meshes them into a definitive five-hour portrait of miscarried justice and its spider-web effects.

The honing and shaping of these projects in the editing room has been vital to their success. DuVernay has been accompanied on each by editor and co-producer Spencer Averick, who joins her on this premiere episode of "The Call Sheet" to discuss their 10-year collaboration, how they landed on the engaging structure of "When They See Us" and what was required to put viewers inside the very headspace of five boys who had their collective innocence shattered 30 years ago. It’s highly recommended you watch “When They See Us” before listening to this episode, as this is a deep dive and there are spoilers.

Nov 23 2019 · 45mins
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SSNPTV | Netflix & Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us

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The 1989 New York City trials involving the five teenaged boys then known as the "Central Park Five" represented a notable example of the injustices and mistreatment Black people often suffer in the United States. In this episode, the SSN Crew reviews Ava DuVernay's acclaimed four-part miniseries, which dramatizes the lives of Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam, Corey Richardson, Raymond Santanna, and Korey Wise both before and after they were framed for the sexual and physical assault of a young white woman jogger and sent to prison for crimes they did not commit.

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Sep 16 2019 · 1hr 36mins
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