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A Survey Of Recent Films Directed By Black Women, Released By Hollywood Studios After 'Belle's' Strong Opening

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • May 6, 2014 1:40 PM
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Belle came out strong this past weekend, grossing over $104K playing on only four screens in LA and New York City, for a per screen average of $26,123. These are solid numbers considering it’s limited release by Fox Searchlight, and should bode well for its expansion into theaters across the country in the coming weeks.

Exclusive: 'Killer Of Sheep' Star Henry G. Sanders Will Play Cager Lee In Ava DuVernay's 'Selma'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 1, 2014 12:48 PM
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Exclusive: 'Killer Of Sheep' Star Henry G. Sanders Cast As Cager Lee In Ava DuVernay's 'Selma

Ledisi Will Play Mahalia Jackson In Ava DuVernay's MLK Drama 'Selma'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 28, 2014 2:52 PM
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Ledisi Will Play Mahalia Jackson In Ava DuVernay's MLK Drama 'Selma'

Talented Cinematographer Bradford Young To Shoot Ava DuVernay's Upcoming Feature 'Selma'

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • April 4, 2014 11:01 PM
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Talented Cinematographer Bradford Young To Shoot Ava DuVernay's Upcoming Feature 'Selma'

After the Oscar: Filmmakers Who Could Have a Director-Muse Relationship With Lupita Nyong'o

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • March 3, 2014 2:12 PM
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What I’d love to see is Nyong’o become a muse to someone, to develop a longstanding relationship with a director on a series of projects that solidify both their careers.

Paramount Pictures Jumps On Board Ava DuVernay's 'Selma' w/ Oprah Winfrey Producing

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 26, 2014 1:24 PM
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Paramount Pictures Jumps On Board Ava DuVernay's 'Selma' w/ Oprah Winfrey Producing

Oprah Winfrey Jumps On Board Ava DuVernay's 'Selma' As Producer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 19, 2014 2:30 PM
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Oprah Winfrey Jumps On Board Ava DuVernay's 'Selma' As Producer

Ava DuVernay-Directed Episode Of 'Scandal' Nearly Beats CBS & NBC Combined In 10PM Hour

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 22, 2013 3:49 PM
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Ava DuVernay-Directed Episode Of 'Scandal' Nearly Beats CBS & NBC Combined In 10PM Hour

Ava DuVernay-Directed Episode Of 'Scandal' Airs Tomorrow - Watch Promo & Clip

  • By Sergio
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  • November 20, 2013 9:42 AM
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The long awaited episode of Scandal directed by Ava DuVernay premieres tomorrow night

Watch: Ava DuVernay's Filmmaker Keynote Address At 2013 Film Independent Forum

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 28, 2013 5:07 PM
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Watch: Ava DuVernay Delivers Filmmaker Keynote Address At 2013 Film Independent Forum