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Exclusive: 'Middle Of Nowhere' Opening, 2nd Week Playdates + New AFFRM Exhibitor Relationships

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act September 26, 2012 at 4:34PM

Exclusive: 'Middle Of Nowhere' Opening, 2nd Week Playdates + New AFFRM Exhibitor Relationships
Middle Of Nowhere Still - Ema, David

The highy-anticipated theatrical run for Ava DuVernay's critically-acclaimed drama Middle Of Nowhere, will begin on October 12, via Participant Media and AFFRM.

The film, which centers on an African American woman struggling to maintain her marriage and identity, after her husband is incarcerated, stars Emayatzy CorinealdiDavid OyelowoOmari Hardwick, Lorraine Touissaint, and Edwina Findley.

Award-winning DP Bradford Young lensed the film, DuVernay's follow-up to last year's Salli Richardson-Whitfield starrer I Will Follow.

AFFRM has released opening and second week playdates for what will be the organization's 4th theatrical release, and we have that info for you exclusively. 

It's also worth noting that AFFRM has expanded it's exhibitor relationships to include the Regal, Rave, Landmark and AMC theater chains, as well as independent cinemas; this means that many more of you will have access to the film, and maybe much sooner than you would've otherwise.

Additional dates will be announced beyond week 2 at

See opening (10/12) and 2nd week (10/19) playdate info immediately below:


NY - AMC Empire 25 Times Square
LA - Sundance Cinemas at Sunset
LA - RAVE 18 The Bridge
Philadelphia - UA Riverview
Atlanta - Landmark Midtown
Washington DC - Regal Gallery Place


Chicago - AMC River East
Miami - AMC Aventura
Detroit - AMC Southfield
Oakland - Landmark Shattuck
Seattle - AMC Southcenter
Houston - AMC Studio 30
New Jersey - AMC Cherry Hill

This article is related to: Ava DuVernay, Middle Of Nowhere

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