In January 2016 DuVernay announced that her upcoming miniseries adaptation of Natalie Baszile’s novel Queen Sugar would be going ahead with all 13 episodes directed by women. The names of the directors were gradually revealed on Twitter. Here are the 8 women directing the 13 episodes of the series:
Ep 01 & 02 - Ava DuVernay Ep 03 & 07 - Neema Barnette Ep 04 - So Yong Kim Ep 05 - Victoria Mahoney Ep 06 - Tanya Hamilton Ep 08 & 09- Kat Candler Ep 10 & 11 - Salli Richardson Ep 12 & 13 Tina Mabry
Queen Sugar, starring Rutina Wesley will air on OWN in the fall.
Because his motto is “Let’s become a person like Dad.” - He looks up to his dad and he wants to be a dad like his; someone who takes care of his children, listens to everything they have to say, and encourages and advises them to go through with their future plans.
The directors of Queen Sugar (2016) TV: Kat Candler, So Yong Kim, Victoria Mahoney, Neema Barnette, Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey (producer only), Tina Mabry, Tanya Hamilton, and Salli Richardson-Whitfield.