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Celebrity Closeup: Ava DuVernay

Although future filmmaker Ava DuVernay was born and raised in the greater Los Angeles area, she travelled frequently to Alabama, where her stepfather had grown up. His memories of the 1960s Civil Rights clashes in the area would later inspire Ava's movie 'Selma'.

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Korthny

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such talented film director, producer, screenwriter, film marketer, and film distributor...

hallie

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awesome news!

natalee

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she is amazing

macey

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Ava Duvernay Is the Hollywood Hero We've Been Waiting For !!! ^^

Maria

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great video!

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Ava DuVernay <3

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