Hale County This Morning, This Evening
First screened in November 2018
Director: RaMell Ross. Documentary surveying several years in the life of some African American residents of Hale County in western Alabama. Screenplay: RaMell Ross and Maya Krinsky.

Twitter Capsule: Immersive slice of rural Alabama. Evocative images, moods, and sounds. Adventurous montage.

VOR:   As rare and accomplished for what it avoids ("rustic" clichés, ethnographic voyeurism, naïve realism) as for its singular intimacy and style.

Photo © 2018 The Cinema Guild/Louverture Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Documentary Feature

Other Awards:
Sundance Film Festival: Special Jury Prize for Creative Vision (Ross)
Gotham Awards: Best Documentary Feature

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