Ava Duvernay’s ARRAY Partners with Indiegogo

In more great #Sundance2016 news, Ava Duvernay’s film distribution company ARRAY, along with the largest crowdfunding and fundraising site Indiegogo, joined forces to host the 5th Annual ARRAY Soiree in Los Angeles this past weekend. Both organizations partnered to increase the awareness of independent films made by women and people of color.

Fifty of the film industy’s rising content creators and business-savvy people were expected at the event aimed at connecting, collaborating, and spotlighting unique talent and storytelling through independent filmmaking.

ARRAY’s founder Ava Duvernay (director of Selma, Middle of Nowhere, and I Will Follow) stated, “On behalf of ARRAY’s Maverick and Rebel members and our Founding Leaders, I’m thrilled to hold hands with our friends at Indiegogo on this intimate gathering of film artists and advocates focused on community and change.” Duvernay also states that “Indiegogo has proven to be the perfect, like-minded partner in this experiential endeavor at Sundance to asset the importance and beauty of filmmakers of color and women filmmakers.”

Take a look at some of the photos from the event below, photos by Stephanie Malson:

Ava DuVernay  (Filmmaker Middle of Nowhere, Selma and ARRAY Founder) speaking at the ARRAY Soiree @ Sundance 2016

Colman Domingo (Selma, Birth of a Nation)

Danae Ringelmann (Co-Founder and Chief Development Officer of Indiegogo) and Dawn Porter (Filmmaker Gideons Army, Trapped)

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