Congratulations are in order as acclaimed director and previous Black Women in Hollywood honoree Ava DuVernay, who received her first DGA Awards nomination.
The Director Guild of America released a partial list of 2020 nominees for the 72nd annual DGA Awards earlier this week with DuVernay being recognized for her Netflix limited series, When They See Us.
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DuVernay celebrated the news on Monday.
“Thanks to my fellow helmers for today’s #DGAAward nomination,” she wrote on Twitter. “My first-ever Directors Guild Award acknowledgment. Feels nice. On behalf of our whole directorial team, thanks for recognizing this work. #WhenTheySeeUs.”