Ava DuVernay

HelloBeautiful co-founder, Ava DuVernay, made history at the Sundance Film Festival awards last night, as the first black woman to win the “U.S. Drama Directing” award for her second film “Middle of Nowhere.” Emayatzy Corinealdi stars in the critically acclaimed film, as a woman struggling to maintain her identity while her husband is incarcerated, serving […]

HelloBeautiful’s co-founder Ava DuVernay is a filmmaker and publicist who hopes to spread the distribution of black-themed films with her new organization, the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM). In March, black film festivals based in New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Seattle and Los Angeles will be the first backers of the movement to collectively get […]

BET aired its first ever original music documentary special, My Mic Sounds Nice: A Truth About Women In Hip Hop – a new film directed and executive produced by Ava DuVernay, taking an in-depth look at the role of female rappers in Hip Hop. Featuring interviews with music executives, journalists, artists (including Missy Elliott, Eve, […]