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Film director Ava Duvernay smiles on stage against a black backdrop

Ava DuVernay

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Ava DuVernay: A New Director, After Changing Course

In January, DuVernay became the first African-American woman to win Sundance's best directing award for her second feature-length film, Middle of Nowhere. It's about a young woman who puts her life and dreams of going to medical school on hold while her husband is in prison.

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