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STARMETRO EDMONTON 14 WWW.THESTAR.COM Brooklyn Nine-Nine, RaMell Ross’s Hale County This Morning, This Evening earned an award at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. IMDB.COM Ordinary lives, extraordinary film Peter Howell white but is now 60 per cent Black — to examine and kick against stereotypical stories and images of AfricanAmerican males.
Within the film’s deceptively random structure, two men and their families become the focus.
Basketball player Daniel Collins is hoping to parlay his athletic skills into a better life outside Hale County.
First stop: studies at Selma University, a Black Bible college.
New father Quincy Bryant, a high-school dropout struggling to raise his young son Kyrie with the boy’s mother, Latrenda “Boosie” Ash, also yearns for more.
Ross has special insights into the actions and aspirations of Daniel and Quincy: his career resumé includes basketball coach and manager of a youth program. MOVIE CRITIC (out of 4) K Hale County This Morning, This Evening, an award-winning documentary, vividly sketches African-American lives on an Alabama trek that bypasses stereotypes and narrative conceit, proceeding directly to empathy.
It’s a blast of pure visual poetry from photographer turned doc maker RaMell Ross, who shot more than 1,300 hours of footage over five years, distilling his work to an almost surreal 76 minutes.
This is one of the most fascinating docs of the past year. It won a Special Jury Award for Creative Vision at Sundance 2018, where it had its world premiere.
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