Watch Ava DuVernay's Perfect Response To Her 'Selma' Oscar Snub

January 28, 2015 8:37 PM

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Watch Ava DuVernay's Perfect Response To Her 'Selma' Oscar Snub

In an interview with Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman, "Selma" director Ava DuVernay had a beautiful response to those who say she was snubbed by the Academy. She paid tribute to the "giants, real, bold, brave Americans of Color and otherwise, all kinds of people, who marched for something really important," and said that she had been telling people since October that she would not get nominated for Best Director.

"I just knew it wasn't going to be the case so I never took it into my heart. It didn't really bother me. I was more bothered by David not being nominated," she said, referring to David Oyelowo, who starred as Martin Luther King Jr. in "Selma." The film was nominated for Best Song and Best Picture, ...

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