Oscars snubs: 15 Films and directors that should have been nominated

This snub really hurts because it was a woman of color who was frozen out. “Selma,” the story of American Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., has been nominated for Best Picture and Best Original Song, but Ava DuVernay was not nominated for Best Director. Sadly, this year’s Oscar nominations lacked diversity all around. DuVernay is currently in preproduction for two TV projects, “Queen Sugar” and “For Justice.