until the opening
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Script writer, director, producer UNITED STATES

Ava DUVERNAY

Ava DUVERNAY

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Biography

Nominated for the Academy Award and Golden Globe and winner of the BAFTA and EMMY, Ava DuVernay is a writer, director, producer and film distributor known for the historical drama Selma (2014), the criminal justice documentary 13TH (2016) and the recent Disney’s cinematic adaptation of the classic children’s novel A Wrinkle in Time. She is currently in production on her next film, Central Park Five, while overseeing production of her hit American television drama series Queen Sugar. Winner of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival’s Best Director Prize for Middle of Nowhere, DuVernay amplifies the work of people of color and women directors through her film collective ARRAY, headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

Films presented at Cannes

Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2018
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Directors

Ali ASGARI

Ali ASGARI

Director
Alberto LATTUADA

Alberto LATTUADA

Director
David CRONENBERG

David CRONENBERG

Director
Frédéric ROSSIF

Frédéric ROSSIF

Director
Guillaume NICLOUX

Guillaume NICLOUX

Director
Kristen STEWART

Kristen STEWART

Actress
Paolo SORRENTINO

Paolo SORRENTINO

Director, script writer
Roman POLANSKI

Roman POLANSKI

Director
Sergio LEONE

Sergio LEONE

Director
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