Filmmaking

Selma Director Ava DuVernay On Why She Wants To Be Defined As A ‘Black Woman Filmmaker’

Ava DuVernay, whose film “Selma” was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture this year, says she is unequivocally proud to be identified as a “black woman filmmaker”—even as other directors run from the label. 

She Fights Child Sex Trafficking With Film

Nineteen-year-old activist Rebecca Darmapalan is raising funds to turn her short documentary about child sex trafficking into a feature film.

Sterlin Harjo Explains Why He Makes Films About Poor Indians

‘I’m doing this for something better than just money.’