WATCH: Ava DuVernay shares the inspiration behind film career

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Ava DuVernay shares the inspiration behind film career. Here’s a look at what she had to say.

The VH1 Trailblazer Honors paid tribute to award-winning director Ava DuVernay as a 2019 VH1 Trailblazer. The awards celebrate today’s most respected politicians, entertainers, artists, activists, allies and icons who have dedicated their time and steadfast commitments to the women’s movement and beyond. During her acceptance speech, Ava credited her mother as the inspiration behind her successful career.

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Ava DuVernay shares the inspiration behind film career. Here’s a look at what she had to say.