Ava DuVernay
Ava DuVernay

I was in LA yesterday and already had a meeting set up with Ava DuVernay to just say hi in between her press appearances.  I was able to chat with her a couple of hours after her two Gotham award nominations.  Her film Middle of Nowhere received two nominations as did Beast of the Southern Wild, Bernie and Moonnrise Kingdom - all others directed by men.

Here's our conversation