Ava DuVernay’s unprecedented journey to ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

LOS ANGELES (AP) --- Ava DuVernay didn't pick up a camera until the age of 32. It's an extraordinary fact, considering the trajectories of most Hollywood directors. Orson Welles filmed "Citizen Kane" at 25. Steven Spielberg was 27 when he made "Jaws." A 23-year-old John Singleton directed "Boyz N the Hood." It was already doubtful that DuVernay could jump from a career in film marketing and publicity so late and without even a film degree to back her up. That she is also a black woman made it even more unlikely. But in just 13 years, DuVernay has successfully and improbably risen to the upper echelons of the entertainment industry, as a filmmaker, producer and agent of chang...Keep on reading: Ava DuVernay’s unprecedented journey to ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

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