Updated: 03/24/2017 02:02 PM | First Published: 10/03/2016 01:37 PM

Director Ava DuVernay at the 87th annual Academy Awards

Ava DuVernay wearing a blue dress and topknot bun at the 87th Annual Academy Award
Director Ava DuVernay is the first black female director to receive nomination for a Golden Globe Award in 2015.

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