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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

André TÉCHINÉ

André TÉCHINÉ

Director
Emilio FERNÁNDEZ

Emilio FERNÁNDEZ

Jim JARMUSCH

Jim JARMUSCH

Director
Kornél MUNDRUCZÓ

Kornél MUNDRUCZÓ

Matteo GARRONE

Matteo GARRONE

Director
Pedro ALMODÓVAR

Pedro ALMODÓVAR

Director, Writer, Producer
Paolo SORRENTINO

Paolo SORRENTINO

Director, script writer
Paul VECCHIALI

Paul VECCHIALI

Ruben ÖSTLUND

Ruben ÖSTLUND

Director
René CLÉMENT

René CLÉMENT

Director
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