Dir. Ava Duvernay, USA, 20 min
NOTE: This screening is of an exclusive twenty-minutes excerpt created for the BlackStar Film Festival. Ava DuVernay will be present for a Q&A.
Earning Ava DuVernay the award of Best Director at Sundance 2012, Middle of Nowhere, is about a young woman (Emayatzy Corinealdi) struggles to maintain her marriage and her identity when her husband (Omari Hardwick) must serve a eight year prison sentence. The cast includes David Oyelowo (Red Tails), Lorraine Toussaint, Sharon Lawrence and Edwina Findley.