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BET to Re-Air Ava DuVernay’s ‘Middle of Nowhere’ Tonight

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

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

If you missed the TV debut of Ava DuVernay‘s award-winning drama Middle of Nowhere (2012) last month, BET is re-airing the film tonight at 9:30/8:30c.

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.

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.

Although the film has yet to hit DVD, it is finally available on Netflix now.

Check out the trailer below and tune in to watch Middle of Nowhere tonight, Friday, September 5, 2014 at 9:30/8:30c on BET.