Ava DuVernay

2024 NAACP Image Awards: Queen of Documentaries: 5 Powerful Non-Fiction Films Directed by Ava DuVernay
55th NAACP Image Awards

The award-winning director has a knack for using her powerful lens to depict groundbreaking stories that tackle music, race, culture, and corrupt systems.

Ava DuVernay's 'Origin' Redefines Filmmaking With a Visionary Approach

In an exclusive interview with BET.com, DuVernay, lead actor Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, and Emmy-winning actress Niecy Nash-Betts discuss the film's creation, the power of cinema, and the profound impact of telling stories that matter.

‘Origin’ is a Deeply Emotional Look into Race and Caste

Ava DuVernay’s biographical drama is a tearjerker and worth every penny.
Ava DuVernay attends a red carpet for the movie "Origin" at the 80th Venice International Film Festival on September 06, 2023 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Maria Moratti/Getty Images)

Ava DuVernay Wants 10,000 16-Year-Olds to Experience Her Latest Film ‘Origin’ for Free

“Origin” explores author Isabel Wilkerson's theory on the American caste system.

Remembering The Dream: Movies And TV Documentaries Depicting the Civil Rights Movement And The March On Washington

These projects highlight the work of Bayard Rustin, John Lewis, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and more.

Honoring Resilience Through Art: Commemorating The International Day For The Remembrance Of The Slave Trade

These films, television series and songs grappled with America's greatest sin.

This Week In Good Black News: Ava DuVernay Makes History, Ari Lennox Celebrates Sobriety And Drake Shows Mad Love To His Mom

Plus, LaKeith Stanfield ties the knot.

Ava DuVernay Becomes First Black Woman to Have Official Selection at Venice Film Festival

The Oscar nominee’s film ‘Origins’ debuts this September.