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Ava DuVernay on Darla's Powerful Scene

Season 1 Episode 108
CC | tv-pg
It's not easy trying to outrun your past.

Darla, Blue's mother, is a recovering drug addict. When she was at her lowest point, she lost custody of her son, and Violet and Hollywood have been taking care of Blue ever since. Now, Darla is clean and wants back into Blue's life, but Violet says no.

In this exclusive behind-the-scenes extra show creator and producer Ava DuVernay opens up about the moment when Darla finally speaks her mind. Every character in the scene, Ava explains, has a clear and relatable motivation.

Additionally, Ava reveals why she hand-selected filmmaker Kat Candler to direct two episodes of Queen Sugar.
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