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Ava DuVernay shares the moments that led her to become a director. There were many steps along the way: from recognizing her desire to become a director, to rewriting her own personal narrative, to creating opportunities for herself, to learning the new skills required to become a filmmaker—this interview is inspiring for anyone who has ever heard a quiet voice telling them to follow their dreams.

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