Middle of Nowhere
USA, 2012, 97 Minute Running Time
MUST END Thursday, December 6th!
Digital presentation - As Ruby (Emayatzy Corinealdi) rides a bus through the inner city streets, she wills herself to push away memories that crowd her. Four years earlier, she was a vibrant medical student married to the love of her life, Derek (Omari Hardwick). Now, she makes her way to the maximum security prison on the outskirts of town. This is where her love now resides. Behind coiled razor wire and forty foot concrete walls. As the couple stares into the hallow end of an eight-year prison sentence, Ruby must learn to live another life, one marked by shame and separation.
But through a chance encounter with hard-working bus driver Brian (David Oyelowo) and a stunning betrayal that shakes her to the core, she is soon propelled in new and often frightening directions of self-discovery. As we chronicle her turbulent yet transformative journey, we witness the emergence of a broken woman made whole.
Winner of the 2012 Sundance Award for Best Director!
DIRECTOR: Ava DuVernay
Principal Cast: Emayatzy Corinealdi, David Oyelowo, Lorraine Toussaint
US Distributor: AFFRM
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