Producer Howard Barish, writer/director Ava DuVernay and producer Paul Garnes pose with the John Cassavetes Award for 'Middle of Nowhere' in the press room during the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards at Santa Monica Beach on February 23, 2013 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Ava DuVernay wins Indie Spirit Award

theGRIO REPORT - Director Ava DuVernay took home the John Cassavetes directing award at this weekend's Independent Spirit Awards for her acclaimed film 'Middle of Nowhere'...