Tuesday, October 20

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Ava DuVernay Shares Thank You Message After BAFTA ‘When They See Us’

By Sarah Curran. 10 hours ago Although the COVID-19 pandemic required acceptance speeches to be broadcast via Zoom, the BAFTA 2020 Awards remained a night of important celebrations for the entertainment industry's creme de la creme. RELATED: Colin Kaepernick's Life To Be The Theme Of Ava DuVernay's Netflix Series 'Colin In Black & White' Ava DuVernay was one of the big winners of the night, with her limited Netflix series "When They See Us" taking home the international BAFTA honor on great shows like "Succession", "Euphoria" and "Incredible".On behalf of every crew member, actor, scribe, producer and executive involved in WHEN YOU SEE ME, I appreciate @BAFTA for this recognition of our work that narrates the triumphant life of Korey Wise, Raymond Santana, ...
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Ava DuVernay Says Late John Lewis ‘Was Like Yoda’

By Shakiel Mahjouri. 15 secs ago Ava DuVernay has compared the wisdom of John Lewis to that of legendary “Star Wars” mentor Yoda. DuVernay recently appeared on Global’s “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” to remember Lewis. The civil-rights leader died on July 17, 2020, at the age of 80 after a six-month battle with pancreatic cancer in Atlanta, Georgia. RELATED: Ava DuVernay Says Video Of George Floyd’s Death ‘Brought Me To My Knees’ “He said, ‘Ava, do everything.’ He was like Yoda,” DuVernay joked with Colbert, per THR. “That’s one of the gifts that he left for me.” Adding, “On some days ‘do everything’ means one thing, on another day it means something else… It’s kept me going, and I’m going to miss him.” DuVernay, a well-known activist, also criticized the special fede...