Category: director

(b. 1981) is an actress and director,
famous for a variety of roles in major Hollywood productions. She has won
numerous awards, including an Oscar and two Golden Globes.

She studied for a Bachelors degree in
psychology at Harvard while continuing her acting career and starring in the Star
franchise. In 2008, she became the youngest ever member of the jury at
Cannes Film Festival. She is an advocate for animal rights and environmental protection,
as well as an important donor for feminist and human rights causes.

Ava DuVernay (b.
1972) is the award-winning director of films such as Middle of Nowhere, Selma,
and 13th. She was the
first black female director to be nominated for a Golden Globe and an Academy

She won the Best Director Prize at the Sundance Film
Festival in 2012, the first African-American woman to do so. She directed a
number of documentaries, mostly focused on the African-American experience.