Hale County This Morning, This Evening | DFT @ Home

(USA/2018—directed by RaMaell Ross)

An inspired and intimate portrait of a place and its people, Hale County This Morning, This Evening follows Daniel Collins and Quincy Bryant, two young African American men from Hale County, Alabama, over the course of five years. Collins attends college in search of opportunity while Bryant becomes a father to an energetic son in an open-ended, poetic film in which the audience is invited to experience the mundane and the monumental, the quotidian and the sublime.

These moments combine to communicate the region’s deep culture and provide glimpses of the complex ways the African American community’s collective image is integrated into America’s visual imagination. Award-winning photographer RaMell Ross offers a refreshingly direct approach to documentary: emotive, impressionistic, and a testament to dreaming despite the odds. Special Award for Creative Vision, Sundance Film Festival. (76 minutes)

How to watch:

Free invitations to view Hale County This Morning, This Evening at home are available to the first 500 people who register. Click here to register, then look for an email invitation containing a link to the film on February 12th. After you receive the invitation, Hale County This Morning, This Evening will be available for you to view for free throughout the weekend of February 12th, 13th and 14th.

“It’s not every day that you witness a new cinematic language being born.” -Blige Eberi, The Village Voice


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