Ava DuVernay - Female Filmmakers - Nine for IX Series
Indie film director Ava DuVernay produces edgy stories about amazing women, such as this month's Venus VS.
By Carrie Rickey and Arianna DavisO, The Oprah Magazine
| From the July 2013 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
Photo: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images
The Film: Swoopes
The Athlete: WNBA star Sheryl Swoopes
Her Legacy: Sports journalist Hannah Storm profiles the three-time Olympic gold medalist, who fearlessly helped jump-start the WNBA, gave birth during her first season and then came out as one of the first high-profile gay athletes.
Airs: July 30
Printed from Oprah.com on Thursday, December 12, 2013
© 2013 OWN, LLC. All Rights Reserved