Posts Tagged: ava duvernay

Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry, Ava DuVernay, Lizzo Nominated for 2020 NAACP Image Awards

  The nominees for the 2020 NAACP Image Awards have been announced.  Entertainer of the Year nominations include Angela Bassett, Tyler Perry, Regina King and Billy Porter.  Other nominees include Sterling K. Brown, Beyonce, Blue Ivy and yes…Meghan McCain.  Netflix leads the pack in the TV category with When They See Us receiving nine nominations and Dolemite Is… Read more »

Ava DuVernay

Ava DuVernay Land First Directors Guild Nomination

Yay for Ava DuVernay! Ava DuVernay is getting more recognition for her work. She sure deserves it. Miss Ava has scored her first Directors Guild Nomination. She received the nomination for ‘When They See Us.’ You know…It’s the controversial series regarding the Central Park Five is on Netflix. How do you view the Central Park… Read more »

‘When They See Us’ Most Watched Show In U.S. Since Premiere

“When They See Us” Most Watched Show in U.S. Netflix says that “When They See Us” has been the most-watched show in the U.S. since its premiere on the streaming service.  The Ava DuVernay adaption of the story of five black teens wrongfully convicted of rape in New York premiered on Netflix May 31.  Netflix… Read more »

Tevin Campbell

Tevin Campbell’s Comeback Begins

Tevin Campbell’s Comeback Begins Some shade on social media last year caused an uproar of support for Tevin Campbell. After some trolls questioned Campbell’s relevancy to millennials, filmmaker and director Ava DuVernay came to his rescue. DuVernay tweeted that she was plotting a way to get Campbell into an episode of her show Queen Sugar…. Read more »

Ava DuVernay is the 1st female African American director whose movie grossed $100 million

Ava Duvernay to Distribute New African Mythology Netflix Film

This past weekend Ava Duvernay announced her excitement about distributing an all new Netflix film this March by the name of The Burial of Kojo. Being released under her production company, Array, The Burial of Kojo will be released Samuel “Blitz”Bazawule. The film intertwines African mythology and socio-political issues in which a gifted girl tells… Read more »