Ava DuVernay‘s ‘Wrinkle in Time’ has soared to astronomical heights globally and helped her set a game and life-changing record at the box office!
How the ’13th’ director made cinematic history?
Find out below…
Ava is now the first black woman and the 13th black director to have a movie cross the $100 million barrier commercially. Chilling, as the body of work she is most celebrated for is named…’13th.’
With the milestone, DuVernay joins an elite list. She becomes only the 13th black director to to direct a $100 million-grossing film and the first black woman director. She joins Ryan Coogler, F. Gary Gray, Tim Story, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Jordan Peele, Malcolm D. Lee, John Singleton, Clark Johnson, Lee Daniels, Antoine Fuqua, Sidney Poitier and Peter Ramsey.
She said this in response to the news…
— Ava DuVernay (@ava) June 18, 2018