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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

Agnès VARDA

Agnès VARDA

Director
Alan PARKER

Alan PARKER

Director
Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL

Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL

Director
Jean-Luc GODARD

Jean-Luc GODARD

Director
Luc DARDENNE

Luc DARDENNE

Director
Philippe DE BROCA

Philippe DE BROCA

Script Writer, Director
Stéphane BRIZÉ

Stéphane BRIZÉ

Director
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