Ava DuVernay

Ava DuVernay

@ava

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Mom of 10: When They See Us, Wrinkle in Time, Queen Sugar, 13th, Selma, Middle of Nowhere, Venus VS, I Will Follow, My Mic Sounds Nice, This is The Life. xo

Joined on June 02 2008
2019-10-18 17:14:15

Incredible! Beautiful! This is all so exciting! #AllWomenSpacewalk

Quoted@NASA

Who's talking to the astronauts from Mission Control during today's #AllWomanSpacewalk? That's astronaut Stephanie Wilson, who has spent 42 days in space over 3 spaceflights! https://go.nasa.gov/33Ky20i

Who's talking to the astronauts from Mission Control during today's #AllWomanSpacewalk? That's astronaut Stephanie Wilson, who has spent 42 days in space over 3 spaceflights! https://t.co/ed1NhscjId https://t.co/AKK3di55Id
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2019-10-18 15:25:40

"Nothing is hopeless; we must hope for everything." - A WRINKLE IN TIME Right now, out in the universe, two women astronauts @Astro_Christina and @Astro_Jessica are in the midst of the first #AllWomanSpacewalk in human history! And we get to watch!

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2019-10-18 02:18:53

Nineteen years old. You are our future. So proud of you, @PhillipYoumans. Thrilled to distribute BURNING CANE.

Quoted@ARRAYNow

In just one week from today, we’ll start our limited theatrical run for 19 year old @PhillipYoumans’ award winning film @burningcane! For tickets and details, click here: http://bit.ly/2oDoBRc!

In just one week from today, we’ll start our limited theatrical run for 19 year old @PhillipYoumans’ award winning film @BurningCane! For tickets and details, click here: https://t.co/TpSlmvTxkF! https://t.co/CZHDqeZULZ
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2019-10-17 17:58:29

“Did you see him? Did you see him? Our children are living messages we send to a future we’ll never see. Now, our children are sending us to a future they’ll never see. Something is wrong.” Elijah Cummings at Freddie Gray’s funeral. American patriot. May he journey well. #RIPSir

“Did you see him? Did you see him? Our children are living messages we send to a future we’ll never see. Now, our children are sending us to a future they’ll never see. Something is wrong.” Elijah Cummings at Freddie Gray’s funeral. American patriot. May he journey well.  #RIPSir https://t.co/vO07p9fdcF
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2019-10-17 17:41:57

"I hope you go back and be better. One day, we gonna meet back again.”

Quoted@Brink_Thinker

This little guy catches a huge fish then does the unexpected.👏👏👏

This little guy catches a huge fish then does the unexpected.👏👏👏 https://t.co/DxtggLGXEI
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2019-10-17 17:04:51

Thank you much. Happy to know you enjoyed it. I’m fortunate. I get to read nice things like this everyday. Every day. What a dream. What a life. Thank you.

Quoted@DaddyAyomide_

Just re-watched Selma and realized @ava directed that film. Damn!! You did a fantastic job ava with this and when they see us. Thank you.

Just re-watched Selma and realized 

@ava directed that film.

Damn!!

You did a fantastic job ava with this and when they see us. 

Thank you. https://t.co/T4omDZ5hif
2019-10-17 17:01:08

This is really a #ThrowbackThursday for the seven people who ever saw my baby MIDDLE OF NOWHERE. xo

Quoted@mubi

R.W. Fassbinder's ALI: FEAR EATS THE SOUL in @ava DuVernay's MIDDLE OF NOWHERE. #FilmsinFilms

R.W. Fassbinder's ALI: FEAR EATS THE SOUL in @ava DuVernay's MIDDLE OF NOWHERE. #FilmsinFilms https://t.co/5fisuKicbl
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I’m one of those “film snobs” who thinks cinema is a rich heritage that spans the world and covers over a century of history, that its bounty should be easily available to everyone, and that if you content yourself with a narrow, already familiar slice of it, you’re missing out.

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2019-10-14 22:29:50

Here it comes. Friday Oct 18 in LA & NY. Visit http://jojorabbit.com to find out when it's in your city.

Here it comes. Friday Oct 18 in LA & NY.  Visit https://t.co/fwE0tby6Ul to find out when it's in your city. https://t.co/4IJGausHuY
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2019-10-17 00:11:54

I wish you would have said hello. That place is new and I felt uncomfortable for some reason. I can’t put my finger on why. Your hello would have been welcomed. Next time. ✨✨✨

Quoted@its_willyu

saw @ava at a coffee shop today and managed to not faint. that’s how my day is going.

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2019-10-16 22:16:15

True bosses know this to be true. #NationalBossDay

True bosses know this to be true. #NationalBossDay https://t.co/BA3yTYUrjU
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2019-10-16 21:54:54

Queen Betye. Wow.

Quoted@Sirsargent

Met Betye Saar last night while she was walking around her new show at MoMA. It’s a quiet show and I wish it would of been a major retrospective. She’s 93 and it’s her first solo show at the museum. I thanked her and said, “it took ‘em long enough.” She just laughed.

Met Betye Saar last night while she was walking around her new show at MoMA. It’s a quiet show and I wish it would of been a major retrospective. She’s 93 and it’s her first solo show at the museum. I thanked her and said, “it took ‘em long enough.” She just laughed. https://t.co/I3cVQwoaJc
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2019-10-16 18:57:37

Wishing Happy #NationalBossDay to my boss. Grateful.

Wishing Happy #NationalBossDay to my boss. Grateful. https://t.co/M64VD5VxWm
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2019-10-16 18:49:27

Five.

Quoted@DiscoveryIncTV

Did you hear? @ava’s critically acclaimed drama series #QueenSugar is coming back to @OWNTV for season 5! Set to air in 2020, the new season will further explore the beauty, pain, and triumph of the Bordelon family! http://bit.ly/32oRijK

Did you hear? @ava’s critically acclaimed drama series #QueenSugar is coming back to @OWNTV for season 5! Set to air in 2020, the new season will further explore the beauty, pain, and triumph of the Bordelon family! https://t.co/639ETz306b https://t.co/wU8SIZz8vT
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2019-10-16 05:34:46

Amen and amen. 🖤

Quoted@vesiawils

@ava, our Ancestors are pleased.

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2019-10-16 04:12:14

Late-night writing session with the brilliant co-executive producers of CHERISH THE DAY: #TeriSchaffer and #RaynelleSwilling. We’re working on the season finale episode starring @XoshaRockstar @AlanoMiller and the legend @IAmCicelyTyson. 🙌🏾

Late-night writing session with the brilliant co-executive producers of CHERISH THE DAY: #TeriSchaffer and #RaynelleSwilling. We’re working on the season finale episode starring @XoshaRockstar @AlanoMiller and the legend @IAmCicelyTyson. 🙌🏾 https://t.co/CD50rCcNQ3
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2019-10-16 04:03:16

When your homegirls are badass directors and are on a panel together discussing their badassery. I see you, @VictoriaMahoney @shazbennett and @DeManeDavis. And DeMane, that shirt is 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 xo!

Quoted@vchhibber

❤️ my peeps @DeManeDavis & @VictoriaMahoney droppin some truth at the @ava @QueenSugarOWN #herchair screening👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾

❤️ my peeps @DeManeDavis & @VictoriaMahoney droppin some truth at the @ava @QueenSugarOWN #herchair screening👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 https://t.co/NqnUfoE3Ba
2019-10-15 22:23:47

Adore you, @mindykaling. Thanks for the love. And the encouragement to take more naps. And congrats on your @ELLEmagazine Award! 💕💕💕

Quoted@chrissgardner

.@mindykaling: "No one wants to start telling white male directors in Hollywood how they diversify their cast and crew. They are free to churn out movie after lily-white movie until end of time, simply because @ava exists. She gets tired, guys!"

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2019-10-15 16:58:09

I’ve never received anything like this. The mention of my loved ones lifted it to a place beyond beauty. Thank you for this artwork, @HaroldGreen. Your words touched my heart deeply. 🙏🏾

Quoted@HaroldGreen

All hail, @ava. 💐 Shot and edited by @Kamalkiddo

All hail, @ava. 💐

Shot and edited by @Kamalkiddo https://t.co/GMK1AkhmYO
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2019-10-14 16:08:10

Everyone at @ARRAYNow when asked if we’re closed today for Columbus:

Everyone at @ARRAYNow when asked if we’re closed today for Columbus:  https://t.co/BIXP5w6zGI
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2019-10-14 16:01:57

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2019-10-14 14:01:24

“I wanted to paint the last thing that #AtatianaJefferson was doing before she was killed by the cops. Her life mattered.” - Artist @4NIKKOLAS

“I wanted to paint the last thing that #AtatianaJefferson was doing before she was killed by the cops. Her life mattered.” - Artist @4NIKKOLAS https://t.co/kAYIi3QePS
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2019-10-13 15:35:58

This gentleman is heavy on my mind + heart this morning. He called the police concerned about his neighbor. The police murdered her. If you believe in a Power Higher than yourself, join me in prayer + peaceful meditation for James Smith. #AtatianaJefferson

This gentleman is heavy on my mind + heart this morning. He called the police concerned about his neighbor. The police murdered her. If you believe in a Power Higher than yourself, join me in prayer + peaceful meditation for James Smith. #AtatianaJefferson https://t.co/0iDjm0uhwT
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2019-10-14 00:30:03

This trio of female athletes just had quite a weekend. One flipped her way to becoming the most decorated gymnast ever. One served her way to becoming the youngest tennis titlist in 15 years. And one ran really fast for 26.2 miles to smash a world record.

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2019-10-12 23:27:00

Fort Worth police killed 26 people since 2013, 30% higher rate than the national average. They killed black people at 2x higher rate than whites. And their use of force policy doesn’t require officers to use available non-lethal alternatives to shooting people. #AtatianaJefferson

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When we tell you we don’t have to be anything other than Black to be killed by those sworn to “serve and protect,” believe us. The first time. You’re denial continues to harm us, because the police keep killing us. Just for existing. #AtatianaJefferson

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2019-10-13 17:41:20

Atatiana Jefferson was in her home playing video games when she was murdered by a police officer who took only four seconds to shoot an unarmed and innocent 28 year old woman. May she rest in power. May we never forget her name. May we rage in her memory. #AtatianaJefferson

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2019-10-13 16:46:43

#AtatianaKoquiceJefferson

Quoted@emayfarris

“She was a premed graduate of Xavier University. She was very close to her family. She was the auntie that stayed up on Friday night playing video games with her 8 year old nephew. She worked in pharmaceutical equipment sales.” #SayHerName Atatiana Jefferson.

“She was a premed graduate of Xavier University. She was very close to her family. She was the auntie that stayed up on Friday night playing video games with her 8 year old nephew. She worked in pharmaceutical equipment sales.” #SayHerName Atatiana Jefferson. https://t.co/PR0isSINuv
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2019-10-13 15:40:43

May your ancestors embrace you and lift you up, Dear Sister. Please help guide our rage and our tears towards justice for you - and justice for all. #AtatianaJefferson

May your ancestors embrace you and lift you up, Dear Sister. Please help guide our rage and our tears towards justice for you - and justice for all. #AtatianaJefferson https://t.co/egDVv4YBTr
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