The Close Up Salon: Ava DuVernay
We showcase the work of a woman who’s forging her own path as one of the brightest and boldest contemporary directors.
We are delighted to announce that writer and film programmer Jan Asante, academic Althea Legal-Miller, and Close Up: Ava DuVernay programmer Anna Bogutskaya will join us for this salon, hosted by BFI’s Head of Cinema and Events Gaylene Gould.
Total runtime 90min
This month we showcase the work of Ava DuVernay, who is forging her own path as one of the brightest and boldest directors working today. This event provides an opportunity to explore what exactly makes DuVernay so special. Join our expert speakers to explore the range of her craft, the themes she explores in her films, and her impact as one of the few black female directors working at the highest levels in Hollywood today.
See our families screening of A Wrinkle in Time.