ava duvernay – American Film Institute

AFI Movie Club: WHEN THEY SEE US

WHEN THEY SEE US, a four-part series directed by Ava DuVernay, chronicles the story of the Central Park Five, etching empathy for its subjects into every frame and digging past the headlines to find the human faces and lasting traumas beneath. More relevant than ever, WHEN THEY SEE US received an AFI AWARD in 2019…

AFI Movie Club: SELMA

SELMA was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2014 – recognizing it as one of the 10 outstanding films deemed culturally and artistically representative of the year’s most significant achievements in the art of the moving image. Ava DuVernay’s visionary film invited audiences “to rise above the breathless shame of our nation’s past and come…
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