'Selma' and the woman who should have made history: Ava DuVernay

January 21, 2015 6:27 PM

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'Selma' and the woman who should have made history: Ava DuVernay

Ava DuVernay knew last month she wasn’t going to be nominated for an Oscar.

She knew it before the controversy began over how President Lyndon B. Johnson is depicted in her movie, Selma, and before screening copies failed to reach Academy members until late in December, hobbling the film’s awards hopes. She knew it before the Screen Actors Guild, the Directors Guild, and Pr...

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