She called out the Academy for ruling out Nigeria's submission.
The director’s dramatisation of the Central Park jogger case is a vital true crime chronicle.
By Rory Marsh
Our preview of the streaming site’s upcoming slate includes a Paul Rudd doppelgänger comedy and a dark update of Groundhog Day.
New shows from Ava DuVernay and Damien Chazelle are set to grace the small screen this year.
By Leila Latif
Fifty years after his death, does the Civil Rights Leader’s on screen image belie his true nature?
For all its ambition and artistic vision, Ava DuVernay’s glossy YA fairy tale fails to deliver.
Marvel’s latest represents the culmination of years of reinvention in black filmmaking.
As streaming platforms vie with major film studios for viewers’ attention, great work is at risk of being lost in the content ether.
Kathryn Bigelow’s new film is part of a larger, ongoing cultural problem.
By Josh Howey
The director of Selma and 13th returns with a stunning-looking kiddie adventure.
By Amy Bowker
Ava DuVernay will direct the social media-inspired project for Netflix.
Personal odes to some of the finest women directors from around the world.
By Sam Adams
Steven Spielberg’s spy drama is an important reminder that being American is not a matter of where you were born but what you believe.
How a handful of filmmakers and a simple hashtag turned stories of African-American oppression into a national concern.
By Joseph Pomp
Ava DuVernay equates the US prison system to modern day slavery in this harrowing, urgent documentary.
The Selma director returns with a searing look at the history of racial injustice in the US.
By Ewan Cameron
New films from Ava DuVernay and Spike Lee are part of the official programme’s focus on diversity.