Ava DuVernay with Q-Tip

• March 25, 2021

BAFTA, Peabody®, and Emmy Award® winning writer-director Ava DuVernay sat down with GRAMMY Award® winning musician Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. They discussed why DuVernay is always shooting, the art of lighting and framing dark-skinned actors, and the importance of finding your tribe. 


Audience questions:

  • Tips for writer’s block?Later: The pressure of being watched?
  • How do you navigate a male-dominated industry?
  • Do you know everyone prior to being on set? How do you assemble your team?
  • Who are the next iconic female voices?