#EbertChat with Ava DuVernay

The filmmakers behind "Life Itself," a documentary about Roger Ebert's life and legacy, are giving guest hosts control of their @Ebertmovie Twitter account. The hosts will be sharing their memories of Roger Ebert, discussing their favorite reviews, and much more! More details: http://ow.ly/rMLWM


  1. Join us on December 23 at 2pmET/1pmCT when director Ava DuVernay will be taking over @Ebertmovie. Follow #Ebertchat to see her tweets, and tag your questions to Ava with the #Ebertchat hashtag!
  2. Ava DuVernay is an award winning director who most recently directed an episode of the hit television series Scandal. Ava's 2011 film, I Will Follow, was hailed by Roger Ebert as, “one of the best films I’ve seen about the loss of a loved one.” Her 2012 follow up, Middle of Nowhere, won her the Best Director award at Sundance. Ava, who is also a documentarian, has directed documentaries on Venus Williams' fight for pay equality in professional tennis, and the L.A. hip-hop scene. She is the founder of the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement.