- 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.
- — Ava DuVernay (@AVAETC)Thu, Apr 04 2013 22:12:05My favorite little piece of writing from @ebertchicago. Honored then and now. "A little girl and two beloved aunts." http://blogs.suntimes.com/ebert/being-here/a-photo-of-a-little-girl-and-m.html …
- — Ava DuVernay (@AVAETC)Mon, Dec 23 2013 19:00:33
- — Life Itself (@EbertMovie)Mon, Dec 23 2013 19:04:04
- — bailey yang (@wheniwashome)Mon, Dec 23 2013 19:06:03
- — Life Itself (@EbertMovie)Mon, Dec 23 2013 19:08:18Empathy, @wheniwashome. I think Roger had a spectacular way of getting inside the lives of characters from worlds much different than his.
- — Life Itself (@EbertMovie)Mon, Dec 23 2013 19:09:16
- — Life Itself (@EbertMovie)Mon, Dec 23 2013 19:10:21Yes, @lizcriolla. Roger was one of them. Most of us have or will experience loss through death at some point. I was shocked and touched +
- — Life Itself (@EbertMovie)Mon, Dec 23 2013 19:11:12
- — Life Itself (@EbertMovie)Mon, Dec 23 2013 19:13:19Completely dreamy and moving, @CharlieKaus. Especially because I was SUCH A MASSIVE FAN. Total geek fan of his. My delight went beyond +
- — Life Itself (@EbertMovie)Mon, Dec 23 2013 19:14:07
- — Life Itself (@EbertMovie)Mon, Dec 23 2013 19:15:24So much, @A_T_Ska! His review of RUBY IN PARADISE was an education for me. That a film. A small one. About the quiet life of a woman. +
- — Life Itself (@EbertMovie)Mon, Dec 23 2013 19:16:12Could have as much weight and import and blood coursing through its veins - maybe even more - than the big budget actioner, @A_T_Ska.
- — Kartemquin Films (@Kartemquin)Mon, Dec 23 2013 19:17:48
#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
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