What is not to love about Ava DuVernay right now! She is bending so many boundaries There are viable predictions of her being the first black female director to be nominated for an Oscar. Her film Selma looks rightfully amazing! And she just seems so real.
And here is a great article on indiewire.com with an interview by Ava on working as a director:
Here is the trailer to Selma. I have not seen it myself, but cannot wait.