A new milestone for black women in movies — and why it matters | ELAHE IZADI via The WASHINGTON POST
Monumental news for Hollywood, and movie-goers, Ava DuVernay is set to take the director’s seat in a live-action film with a budget exceeding $100 million. DuVernay herself won Sundance’s best director prize; was the first black female director nominated for a Golden Globe; and the first black female director with a film nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. Her budget for the upcoming film is “A Wrinkle in Time.” Stay tuned. READ THE FULL ARTICLE.