Middle of Nowhere

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Winner of the Best Director Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, MIDDLE OF NOWHERE follows Ruby, a bright medical student who sets aside her dreams and suspends her career when her husband is incarcerated. As the committed couple stares into the hollow end of an eight-year prison sentence, Ruby must learn to live another life, one marked by shame and separation. But through a chance encounter and a stunning betrayal that shakes her to her core, this steadfast wife is soon …Winner of the Best Director Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, MIDDLE OF NOWHERE follows Ruby, a bright medical student who sets aside her dreams and suspends her career when her husband is incarcerated. As the committed couple stares into the hollow end of an eight-year prison sentence, Ruby must learn to live another life, one marked by shame and separation. But through a chance encounter and a stunning betrayal that shakes her to her core, this steadfast wife is soon propelled in new and often shocking directions of self-discovery–caught between two worlds and two men in the search for herself.

Genre: RomanceDrama

Official Site: http://www.middlenowhere.com/

Director: Ava DuVernayCast:Emayatzy Corinealdi, David Oyelowo, Omari Hardwick, Lorraine Touissaint, Edwina Findley, Sharon Lawrence Writers: Ava DuVernay

Run Time: 97 minutes

10th Oakland International Film Festival presented by the Oakland Film Society

OMCA hosts the 10th Oakland International Film Festival, presented by the Oakland Film Society. Sit back in the James Moore Theater or the Lecture Hall and expand your horizons with independent documentary, narrative, and animated films from Oakland and from around the world. This year’s festival features films exploring positive Oakland-centered themes such as Made in Oakland, Black in Oakland, and Healthy Economics.

OMCA HOSTS the 10th Oakland International Film Festival
April 6-8  
Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) 
 1000 Oak Street   Oakland, CA 94607

Tickets are $10 

Tickets purchased online have a service fee of $1.54

FRI APR 06 | 12:00 – 10:00 PM 
View Day 1, April 6 Schedule on OMCA website
SAT APR 07 | 11:30 – 10:30 PM

SUN APR 08 | 12:00 – 9:30 PM 

View Day 3, April 8 Schedule on OMCA website

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OIFF10 OFFICIAL CLOSING NIGHT AFTER PARTY | SUNDAY APRIL 8TH | 9 PM – 1 AM 

The Break ‘SuperSoul Edition’ & 10th Oakland International Film Festival Closing Party

This Sunday at “The Break” we are honored to host The Official Closing Party for The 10th Oakland International Film Festival. We also will have guest DJ “Soul.Profess” in the building. The theme for the evening will be “SuperSoul” as Kev Choice and the band, “The Vamps” take you on a soulful musical journey from the past to the future. Being an after-party for the Film Fest, the band will also throw in some favs from movie soundtracks. Don’t miss the hottest Sunday night on Oakland for live music and good vibes! FREE ENTRY granted to OIFF10 film makers, VIPs and volunteers badge holders. Official OIFF10 badges are required for free admission. THE BREAK D-Sharp & Kev Choice’s weekly party dedicated to live music and good music in all it’s forms, spanning the past, present & future.

ERA 19 Grand Ave (at Broadway) 9PM-1AM | 21+  Free before 10pm, $5 

Free with RSVP (until midnight) to:


FREE ENTRY granted to OIFF10 film makers, VIPs and volunteers badge holders. Official OIFF10 badges are required for free admission