Oprah Winfrey

DuVernay talks with Winfrey about Trump, race, her new film

Ava DuVernay doesn't want to talk about Donald Trump's election. Her feelings are still too raw.

But because Oprah Winfrey asked about it, the filmmaker opened up: Trump "represents violence," DuVernay said, and she doesn't have much empathy for those who supported him.

She made the remarks Sunday during a discussion about "13th," her documentary about the prison industrial complex and the disproportionately high number of black men behind bars.

Winfrey moderated an hourlong conversation between DuVernay and political commentator Van Jones at the home of Netflix chief Ted Sarandos, who hosted the event with wife Nicole Avant under two...

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