Ava DuVernay Is Working On A Prince Documentary With Netflix

The project is a go with full cooperation from the Purple One’s estate.

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay is reportedly working with Netlfix on a Prince documentary.

Complex on Twitter

Prince documentary by @Ava coming to @Netflix. ☔️ The project will be made with cooperation of Prince’s estate, which is sharing its trove of interviews, archival footage, and recordings: https://t.co/SfjTD8my1z

The project is a go with full cooperation from the late artist’s estate, who will also be providing resources such as interviews, archival footage, photos, and archive access.

Ava tweeted Monday night after the news broke, “Prince was a genius and a joy and a jolt to the senses.” She added, “The only way I know how to make this film is with love. And with great care. I’m honored to do so and grateful for the opportunity entrusted to me by the estate.”

ESSENCE on Twitter

The only way I know how to make this film is with love.”- @ava https://t.co/84rz3AwYLD

The multiple-part documentary will cover the artist’s entire life.

Tabie is your friendly neighborhood transplant, currently attempting to live out the big New York dream. During my free time, I like to write stories and short essays. I also use this expensive thing I bought called a camera. I capture moments and the beautiful people I encounter. I live by the motto "collaboration over competition" because why waste energy bringing someone down when we can rise together. Manhattanville College Alum.