by Helena Andrews onFebruary 15, 2013
Director Ava DuVernay talks to The Root about working with Prada, Gabrielle Union and Alfre Woodard.
January 27, 2013
Fruitvale, a film about Oscar Grant's shooting, got a distribution deal. But what about the rest?
January 26, 2013
The ex-Grey's Anatomy star talks of a career U-turn with a meaty role as the D.C. sniper in Blue Caprice.
January 17, 2013
From a feature on Oscar Grant to a doc on Anita Hill, this year's movies are profound and poignant.
by Stacy-Ann Ellis onOctober 12, 2012
The Root Recommends: Middle of Nowhere, which opens in five major cities. Is yours one?
by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. onFebruary 22, 2012
But the first black woman to win best director at the film festival isn't resting on her laurels.
February 2, 2012
The multifaceted entertainer wants to be "one of the greats" in the film world. Is he on his way?
January 30, 2012
Two movies win top prizes, and for the first time, an African-American woman is named best director.
by Claudio E. Cabrera onJanuary 29, 2012
She becomes first black woman to win the award at the film festival.
January 28, 2012
David Oyelowo stars in Ava DuVernay's latest as well as the headline-grabbing action flick.
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