Ava Duvernay, an award winning screen-writer and director best known for her box office hit, Selma has always spoken very openly about the lack of diversity in film. Today, the talented director turned Twitter, the popular social platform into her own personal forum, calling for change in the film industry.
Duvernay, who’s no stranger to going against the grain, naturally titled this chat a “Rebel-a-Thon.”
— Ava DuVernay (@AVAETC) May 27, 2015
The line up includes people like Justin Simien, Rick Famuyiwa, Tyler Perry, and Marta Cunningham.
Check out some of these depressing facts about diversity in film from TIME magazine.
And if you log on to Twitter right now, you still have a chance to catch the Master Class!