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Video Film Review: MIDDLE OF NOWHERE


Ava DuVernay’s film, MIDDLE OF NOWHERE finds light at the tunnel’s end

In this video review, our wonderful host,  Stefanie Alleyne, meets up with today’s panelist, Beryl Edgecombe, at the popular Hell’s Kitchen restaurant and bar, Traffic to discuss the award winning indie film, “Middle of Nowhere.”

Written and directed by Ava DuVernay and a winner at this year’s Sundance Film Festival’ for Best Director, a first for an African American female, “Middle of Nowhere,” bravely tackles a subject rarely seen on the cinematic screen. The concept for this film was conceived from her own personal observations. Being raised in Compton, California, Ava has stated that she witnessed first hand too many families whose lives reflect this narrative. Here she reveals a story that is all too familiar Continue reading