MIDDLE OF NOWHERE
DIRECTED BY AVA DuVERNAY
Written and directed by Ava DuVernay, who won the 2012 Sundance Film Festival Best Director Award for her work, MIDDLE OF NOWHERE chronicles a woman’s separation from her incarcerated husband and the journey to maintain her marriage and her identity amidst crisis and chaos. Winner of the 2013 Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award.
RELEASED BY AFFRM IN THEATERS OCTOBER 12, 2012
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IN THE NEWS
New York Times | MIDDLE OF NOWHERE: Small Pleasures Scattered Amid Struggles
Los Angeles Times | Deft MIDDLE OF NOWHERE is moving and complex
Philadelphia Inquirer | MIDDLE OF NOWHERE: A Probing Portrait of a Woman
Village Voice | Ava DuVernay Looks to the Future of Black Film
Philadelphia Weekly | All About Ava: Award-Winning Director Ava DuVernay Has Her Say
Atlantic Journal Constitution | Ava DuVernay Discusses "Middle of Nowhere'
Awards Daily | More Raves for 'Middle of Nowhere'
New York Times | Ava DuVernay: She's a Graduate of an Unusual Film School
Wall Street Journal | A Movie Publicist Takes Her Seat in The Publicist Chair
Juicy Magazine | Emayatzy Corinealdi: Beauty On the Rise
Juicy Magazine | October Entertainment Guide
New York Times | 'Middle of Nowhere' One of 10 Best Films of 2012
Entertainment Weekly | 'Middle of Nowhere' One of 25 Need to See Films
New York Times | Emayatzy Corinealdi: A Crowded Red Carpet for Women After Oscar
Awards Daily | Emayatzy Corinealdi: One of 15 Top Performances of 2012
The Popcorn Reel | 'Middle of Nowhere' One of the Ten Best Films of 2012
USA Today | Loyalty, Loneliness in 'Middle of Nowhere'
The Washington Post | 'Middle of Nowhere' One of Ten best Films of 2012
Hollywood Elsewhere | Jeff Well Discusses 'Middle of Nowhere'
Thompson on Hollywood | Oscar Watch: 'Middle of Nowhere'
Essence | Hot Actor Alert: David Oyelowo
Entertainment Weekly | DuVernay, Corinealdi and Toussaint React to Spirit Award Nominations
The Hollywood Reporter | 'Middle of Nowhere' Included in the Awards Issue
American Cinematographer | A Sundance Standout: 'Middle of Nowhere' Shot by Bradford Young
Hollywood Elsewhere | 'Nowhere' Deserves Everything
Los Angeles Times | 'Middle of Nowhere' Wins 4 Awards from AAFCA
The Daily Beast | Lorraine Toussaint on 'Middle of Nowhere'
Rolling Out | Win a signed DVD: Ava DuVernay's 'Middle of Nowhere'
Juicy Mag | Win It: 'Middle of Nowhere' DVD Giveaway
New York Times | "Amazing Child, Typical Grown-Ups" by Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times | Sundance 2012: 'Beasts,' drug war doc win grand jury prizes
REVIEWS AND RECAPS
AV Club | Review: MIDDLE OF NOWHERE
FilmThreat | Review: MIDDLE OF NOWHERE
Film Comment | Review: MIDDLE OF NOWHERE
Huffington Post | Review: MIDDLE OF NOWHERE
Fretts on Film | Could 'Middle of Nowhere' Shake Up the Oscar Race?
Movie City News | TIFF12 Review: Middle of Nowhere
The Hollywood Reporter | Review by John DeFore
The Los Angeles Times | Meaty Roles for Black Actors in MIDDLE OF NOWHERE
Deadline Hollywood | Sundance Lucky 13
Film Misery | Review: 'Middle of Nowhere'
Los Angeles Times | Roundtable: Julie Delpy, Ava DuVernay and Leslye Headland on directing
Los Angeles Times | On Location: 'Middle of Nowhere' finds love in South-Central L.A.
Wall Street Journal | "What Sundance is Really Like" by Ava DuVernay
Filmmaker Magazine | Four Questions with Writer/Director Ava DuVernay
Indiewire | Sundance 2012 Success Story: Ava DuVernay
UCLA Magazine | Direct Action with Ava DuVernay
The Wrap | Ava DuVernay: No More Complaining
AWARDS FEATURE COVERAGE (excludes listings)
Ebony | Director Makes Sundance History
The Root | Ava DuVernay Wins Best Director at Sundance
Electronic Urban Report | Ava DuVernay’s History Making Turn at Sundance: Wins Dramatic Directing Award
Black Enterprise | Ava DuVernay Becomes The First Black Woman To Win Best Director at Sundance
The Wave Newspapers | MIDDLE OF NOWHERE director Ava DuVernay honored at Sundance