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Paris Barclay Delivers Moving Speech After Receiving DGA Honorary Life Member Award; Encourages Sons To Be “Men Of Purpose”

During this past year of virtual awards ceremonies, it’s not often that we’ve had a poignant moment to truly pause, reflect and be moved.

That emotional moment came tonight during the DGA’s streamed 73rd ceremony when industry icon Paris Barclay was bestowed with the guild’s Honorary Life Member Award by Ava DuVernay.

The DGA and Oscar nominated DuVernay called the former DGA President of 2014-2017 “one who stood alone as the first in multiple categories again and again, and used that position not

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