Programme 2018

A Wrinkle in Time

Director: Ava Duvernay

fiction

Section: Half Ticket

Country: USA | Year: 2018

Language(s): English | Time: 110 mins

Synopsis

After the disappearance of her scientist father and following the discovery of a new form of space travel, Meg, her brother, and her friend must join three magical beings — Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Which — to travel across the universe to rescue him from a terrible evil.

Director's Bio

Ava DuVernay is an American writer, producer, director, and distributor of independent cinema. Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture, her film Selma (2014) chronicled the historic 1965 voting rights campaign, which was led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. She wrote, produced, and directed the dramatic feature Middle of Nowhere (2012), which earned her the Sundance Film Festival Best Director Award. She is the founder of ARRAY, a community-based distribution collective dedicated to increasing mainstream exposure to films by women and people of colour.