"All of these voices are valid all of the time, not only when a film hits number one that happens to look like us."
“It’s all about this whole movement that black film is beautiful and if we want to see these things we can’t just complain
This weekend will be a critical marker for the burgeoning independent Black film movement. Opening in theaters in select cities this Friday, Middle of Nowhere is a compelling drama about a young newlywed who puts her happiness on hold as she eagerly awaits for her husband's early release from a five-year prison sentence.
Sundance 2012: Ava Duvernay Becomes First Black Woman To Win Best Director Prize For 'Middle Of Nowhere' (VIDEO)
See an interview with DuVernay below: In her acceptance speech, Duvernay said that it was important that Nowhere be seen