"I love him (Aamir). He has a magnetic quality. The activism and social justice work that he does is amazing. Also, his television show Satyamev Jayate is great. He (Aamir) is like Oprah Winfrey. Upfront, who used to spread awareness regarding several issues on the show," said Ava DuVernay
Move over Priyanka Chopra, actress Vidya Balan could be next with a Hollywood career as a Bond woman. That is if noted director Ava DuVernay has her way. When asked which Hollywood franchise she would like to direct in the future, Ava said, "I wouldn't say no to a Bond film," and added, "Vidya, you will play my Bond woman"
"I'm thrilled to have been invited to head the international jury for MAMI and look forward to celebrating the work of a diverse array of filmmakers with energetic, engaged audiences in the dynamic city of Mumbai," said Ava Duvernay, whose film Selma, based on the life of Martin Luther King Jr, was nominated for the Oscars in 2015
Patty Jenkins was the first woman hired to direct a Marvel film when she joined Thor: The Dark World, but she left the project over creative differences
Oprah, the film's director Ava DuVernay, its cast-members David Oyelowo and Common, and the producers behind the movie joined local residents in the city of Selma for a massive march
The first black president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences spoke out about the Oscar nominations and the widespread criticism that followed