middle of nowhere

Riding high from the success of her independent film “Middle of Nowhere,” writer, director and founder of the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM), Ava DuVernay announced the launch of her new multi-platinum distribution label, ARRAY. ARRAY, which is dedicated to showcasing Black independent films, will release its first feature film “Better Mus’ Come” written and directed […]

This year’s Gotham Film Awards brought out the best the world of cinema had to offer this year. With strong contenders like “Beasts of the Southern Wild” and “Moonrise Kingdom,” Ava DuVernay’s “Middle of Nowhere” was still able to receive its just due. The star of the film, Emayatzy Corinealdi took home the Best Actor […]

Title: Film Maker, Director, Writer, Marketer & Distributor Education: University Of California, Los Angeles Specialty: Perfecting being a “Jill” of all trades when it comes to film. Previous Job Experience: Previously, DuVernay worked as a film marketer and publicist for more than 14 years, forming DVA Media + Marketing in 1999. Her award-winning firm provided […]

Maybe it was the rumor that “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’s” Joseline Hernandez broke up with Stevie J, or it could have been Michelle Obama telling the world that she prefers the president commando, but this week in news had us giggling! While the FLOTUS flirted with her POTUS, Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake were […]

Ava DuVernay smashed the indie-film competition this weekend with the release of her film “Middle of Nowhere” which grossed $78, 030. DuVernay–who became the first woman of color to win the Best Director Prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival for “Middle of Nowhere-is the co-founder for Hello Beautiful! Must Read: The 5-Star Treatment With […]

HB’s 5 Star Treatment is a quirky, off-the-wall way to get to know a few of your fave celebs outside of the questions they are usually asked. From breakup remedies to moments of lust, #TeamBeautiful digs deep and gives your fave celebs something to think about with our 5 Star Treatment. Emayatzy Corinealdi‘s first role […]

Ava Duvernay, winner of the 2012 Sundance Best Director Award, is back with another compelling film titled “Middle Of Nowhere.” The movie is a portrait of a woman struggling between two worlds and two men in the search for herself. The HelloBeautiful co-founder shares it with us first. Take a look: MIDDLE OF NOWHERE will […]

“Middle of Nowhere is a love story. It’s a complicated love story,” Ava Duvernay–the film’s creator says of her latest effort. It’s an epidemic that effects us all, especially in communities of color. Women are left alone by their incarcerated men to live out their lives, raise their children and survive without the head of […]

What happens when love takes you places you never thought you’d go? Or better yet, what happens when an independent Black female filmmaker drops her second film in as many years that has all the makings of another indie film phenomenon?  You may remember writer/producer/director Ava DuVernay’s first film, I Will Follow, that almost overnight […]