Hale County This Morning, This Evening
Institute of Contemporary Arts

Hale County This Morning, This Evening, Dir. RaMell Ross, USA, 2018, 76 mins

Dazzling and sun-drenched, Hale County, This Morning, This Evening is an innovative, impressionistic portrait of contemporary life in Hale County, Alabama. Constructed from a series of fleeting, quotidian moments – church services, basketball practice, and family gatherings – RaMell Ross’ careful, considered project was filmed over five years. These images add up to far more than beauty for beauty’s sake, however. When taken as a whole, the film serves as an urgent and current political critique, questioning issues of representation and stereotype prevalent in images of Black America. One of the most essential and important works of non-fiction filmmaking of the year.

In partnership with Frames of Representation.
04:30 pm
Sun, 09 Sep 2018
Cinema 1

All films are ad-free and 18+ unless otherwise stated.

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Please note, the Q&A with RaMell Ross is no longer taking place after this screening.