Founded in 2010 by Ava DuVernay, ARRAY is a film collective dedicated to the amplification of images by people of color and women directors of all kinds. Now in its ninth year, ARRAY Releasing focuses on grass-roots distribution of feature narrative and documentary work by varied voices. Non-profit ARRAY Alliance expands on the organization’s deep roots in independent film through special programming geared towards impactful, inclusive initiatives. Production company ARRAY Filmworks' slate includes the Oscar-nominated criminal justice documentary 13TH, critically-acclaimed TV series QUEEN SUGAR, 2012 Sundance Film Festival's Best Director winner MIDDLE OF NOWHERE and EMMY nominated limited series WHEN THEY SEE US based on the infamous crime case known as Central Park Five. ARRAY is based in Los Angeles, CA.
ARRAY’s founding organizations include Urbanworld (NYC), Imagenation (NYC), DVA (Los Angeles), Reelblack (Philadelphia), and BronzeLens (Atlanta).
The collective’s film releases include: 2016 DOC NYC Official Selection THE HOUSE ON COCO ROAD; 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival LA Muse Award Winner NAMOUR; 2015 SXSW Official Selection HONEYTRAP; 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival Official Selection ECHO PARK; 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival winners OUT OF MY HAND and AYANDA; 1983 Berlinale FIPRESCI Prize winner ASHES AND EMBERS; 2012 Sundance Best Director Award Winner MIDDLE OF NOWHERE; 2011 Sundance World Cinema Audience Award Winner KINYARWANDA; 2011 Sundance Film Festival Official Selection RESTLESS CITY; Official Slamdance Selections VANISHING PEARLS and BIG WORDS, Jamaican gem BETTER MUS’ COME and 2011 Image Award winner I WILL FOLLOW.