Ava DuVernay


Reese heads to the Disney Lot to spend the day with the acclaimed writer, director, producer, and independent film distributor, Ava DuVernay, where she learns about Ava’s incredible journey and how this visionary filmmaker is changing Hollywood.



Ava's First Job

If you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life. Award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay talks taking pride in your work and following her father's example.

Ava The General

A film director requires a small army to help carry out her singular vision. Ava DuVernay and Reese Witherspoon discuss the merits of being the gracious general of your own army.

Ava's Career Advice

Reese Witherspoon and Ava DuVernay share tips on how to "be the one" in a job interview.

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