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Ava DuVernay’s ‘Middle of Nowhere’ to Premiere on BET on Aug. 2

Omari Hardwick & Emayatzy Corinealdi in 'Middle of Nowhere' (2012)

Omari Hardwick & Emayatzy Corinealdi in ‘Middle of Nowhere’ (2012)

Ava DuVernay‘s award-winning drama film Middle of Nowhere (2012) will make its television debut on BET on August 2nd.

The independent feature follows Ruby (Emayatzy Corinealdi), a promising medical school student who embarks on a journey of self-discovery after her husband Derek (Omari Hardwick) is sentenced to eight years in prison.

Emayatzy Corinealdi in 'Middle of Nowhere' (2012)

Emayatzy Corinealdi in ‘Middle of Nowhere’ (2012)

Also starring David Oyelowo and Lorraine Toussaint, the film won the Directing Award for U.S. Dramatic Film at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

Written, directed, and produced by Ava, the film is distributed by AFFRM (African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement) and Participant Media. It has yet to hit DVD.

Check out the trailer below and tune in to watch Middle of Nowhere on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 9/8c on BET.