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Webby Awards 2021: Anthony Fauci, Oprah Winfrey, Riz Ahmed among the winners
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Webby Awards 2021: Anthony Fauci, Oprah Winfrey, Riz Ahmed among the winners

The awards, started in 1996, have grown to embrace new technologies, from apps and software to social media and games.

Ava DuVernay's New Gods, Aquaman spin-off The Trench get shelved by DC Films
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Ava DuVernay's New Gods, Aquaman spin-off The Trench get shelved by DC Films

“The projects will remain in their skilful hands if they were to move forward in the future," Warner Bros assured in their statement

Ava DuVernay fills an important formative gap in California’s hip-hop history through Netflix documentary This Is The Life
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Ava DuVernay fills an important formative gap in California’s hip-hop history through Netflix documentary This Is The Life

Ava DuVernay's This Is the Life is a refreshing portrait of a 1990s California hip-hop subculture that thrived separately from gangsta rap

The White Tiger review round-up: Critics call the film an 'immersive plunge' with 'magnetic performances'
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The White Tiger review round-up: Critics call the film an 'immersive plunge' with 'magnetic performances'

Critics said that Netflix film The White Tiger is a 'damning critique' of Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionare

Ava DuVernay's ARRAY acquires Deepa Mehta's coming-of-age feature Funny Boy
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Ava DuVernay's ARRAY acquires Deepa Mehta's coming-of-age feature Funny Boy

In a joint statement, Ava DuVernay and ARRAY President Tilane Jones hailed Funny Boy as a "cinematic gem".

Ava DuVernay reunites with Netflix to write, direct Caste, based on Isabel Wilkerson's New York Times bestselling novel
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Ava DuVernay reunites with Netflix to write, direct Caste, based on Isabel Wilkerson's New York Times bestselling novel

Ava DuVernay's Caste will examine "how our lives today are defined by a hierarchy of human divisions dating back generations."

Ava DuVernay to produce documentary series inspired by a popular film Twitter account for HBO Max
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Ava DuVernay to produce documentary series inspired by a popular film Twitter account for HBO Max

Ava DuVernay, known for the feature Selma and Netflix series When They See Us, will also serve as a narrator on the show.

How Netflix championed Black programming, much before Hollywood started catching up
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How Netflix championed Black programming, much before Hollywood started catching up

Hollywood is scrambling, in its traditional way — late, liberal, a bit ham-handed — to catch up with this cultural moment, that Netflix pioneered.

Ava DeVernay to executive produce Netflix series on ex-NFL player turned civil rights activist Colin Kaepernick
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Ava DeVernay to executive produce Netflix series on ex-NFL player turned civil rights activist Colin Kaepernick

Colin in Black & White, a six-episode limited series on Netflix, will examine Colin Kaepernick's high school years that shaped his activism

Priyanka Chopra, Anurag Kashyap named Indian ambassadors of Toronto International Film Festival 2020
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Priyanka Chopra, Anurag Kashyap named Indian ambassadors of Toronto International Film Festival 2020

TIFF will be opting for digital screenings and virtual red carpets for the first time due to the coronavirus pandemic, making it “tailored to fit the moment."

Ava DuVernay launches Law Enforcement Accountability Project to support works of art telling stories of police violence
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Ava DuVernay launches Law Enforcement Accountability Project to support works of art telling stories of police violence

Ava DuVernay's Law Enforcement Accountability Project (LEAP) initiative will commission projects from film, literature, poetry, theatre, dance, fine art, and music.

George Floyd protests: Viewership of TV shows, films, documentaries about race surges on Netflix, HBO Max, Apple TV
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George Floyd protests: Viewership of TV shows, films, documentaries about race surges on Netflix, HBO Max, Apple TV

Streaming networks have highlighted programming by black creators in recent weeks as protests swelled over the killing of African American George Floyd in US police custody

Coronavirus Outbreak: Oscars board of governors look to postpone event date and extend eligibility window
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Oscars board of governors look to postpone event date and extend eligibility window

Owing to the coronavirus pandemic, the Oscars, initially expected to occur on 28 February, could be postponed by almost eight weeks

Netflix curates list of films, shows, documentaries to promote Black Lives Matter; titles include Moonlight, 13th
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Netflix curates list of films, shows, documentaries to promote Black Lives Matter; titles include Moonlight, 13th

The Netflix collection consists of over 45 titles about racial injustice faced by African-Americans

Ava DuVernay elected to Oscars Board of Governors; other new members include A Star Is Born producer
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Ava DuVernay elected to Oscars Board of Governors; other new members include A Star Is Born producer

Ava DuVernay, who was nominated for her documentary 13th, has been an active and vocal member of the film academy for years

George Floyd death: Chrissy Teigen, Seth Rogen, Harry Styles donate to bail funds for arrested protestors
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George Floyd death: Chrissy Teigen, Seth Rogen, Harry Styles donate to bail funds for arrested protestors

George Floyd, a black man, died last Monday in Minneapolis, Minnesota after a white police officer pressed his knee on his neck for over eight minutes and suffocating him.

Mad Men, Little Fires Everywhere, GLOW director Lynn Shelton dies at 54 from unidentified blood disorder
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Mad Men, Little Fires Everywhere, GLOW director Lynn Shelton dies at 54 from unidentified blood disorder

Lynn Shelton directed four episodes of the Hulu miniseries Little Fires Everywhere, starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington.

Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty but systemic transformation in Hollywood continues to be a slow process
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Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty but systemic transformation in Hollywood continues to be a slow process

While Captain Marvel, Harley Quinn, Wonder Woman and other female-centered blockbusters have come to the screen with female directors at the helm, most theatrical blockbusters based on well-worn intellectual property — the bread and butter of today’s movie business — still belong to the men.

Just Mercy movie review: Michael B Jordan, Jamie Foxx's straightforward legal drama exposes America's criminal injustice system
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Just Mercy movie review: Michael B Jordan, Jamie Foxx's straightforward legal drama exposes America's criminal injustice system

Just Mercy could have then been more than just a standard legal drama, but a punch in the gut to America's civil rights legacy.

Stephen King receives backlash for defending The Academy on lack of diversity in Oscars 2020 nominations
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Stephen King receives backlash for defending The Academy on lack of diversity in Oscars 2020 nominations

Stephen King, a member of The Academy, said he did not look for diversity in art when he voted for the Oscars 2020 nominations.