Actress UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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

Amos GITAI

Amos GITAI

Script Writer
Antoine DE GAUDEMAR

Antoine DE GAUDEMAR

Script Writer
Gilles BOURDOS

Gilles BOURDOS

Script Writer
KORE-EDA Hirokazu

KORE-EDA Hirokazu

Director, Script Writer
Jean-Luc GODARD

Jean-Luc GODARD

Director, Actor
Karim DRIDI

Karim DRIDI

Script Writer
Louis MALLE

Louis MALLE

Michel BRAULT

Michel BRAULT

Reinaldo Marcus GREEN

Reinaldo Marcus GREEN

Script Writer
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