Ava Duvernay

In anticipation to the Sundance Film Festival, which runs this upcoming January 19-29, Sundance.org released a video earlier today called Meet The Artists '12: Ava Duvernay, in which our much celebrated, and rightly so African American Film Releasing Movement (AFFRM) founder talks about her inspiration for getting into filmmaking and provides a few details on her new film Middle of Nowhere, which has been accepted into the festival's U.S. dramatic feature film competition lineup.

Take a look!