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Sundance Trailer Watch: Middle of Nowhere - Written and Directed by Ava Duvernay

Women and Hollywood By Melissa Silverstein | Women and Hollywood January 11, 2012 at 9:37AM

I am so impressed by this woman and how she is making movies about African American women on her terms. I really liked her first film, I Will Follow. We will try and cover this at Sundance, but here is a taste.
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I am so impressed by this woman and how she is making movies about African American women on her terms.  I really liked her first film, I Will Follow.  We will try and cover this at Sundance, but here is a taste.

Here's the description of the film: "Middle of Nowhere" follows a woman named Ruby who loses her husband to incarceration and loses herself in the process. Eventually, she becomes torn between two world - and two men - on the journey back to herself." 

Newcomer Emayatzy Corinealdi stars as Ruby.

Writer-director Ava DuVernay's second feature explores how a woman's love is changed when her husband is sent to prison. (Hollywood Reporter)

This article is related to: Ava DuVernay, Sundance Film Festival, Women Directors, Trailer , Women Writers