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Exclusive: ‘Middle Of Nowhere’ Opening, 2nd Week Playdates + New AFFRM Exhibitor Relationships

Exclusive: 'Middle Of Nowhere' Opening, 2nd Week Playdates + New AFFRM Exhibitor Relationships

The highy-anticipated theatrical run for Ava DuVernay’s critically-acclaimed drama Middle Of Nowhere, will begin on October 12, via Participant Media and AFFRM.

The film, which centers on an African American woman struggling to maintain her marriage and identity, after her husband is incarcerated, stars Emayatzy CorinealdiDavid OyelowoOmari Hardwick, Lorraine Touissaint, and Edwina Findley.

Award-winning DP Bradford Young lensed the film, DuVernay’s follow-up to last year’s Salli Richardson-Whitfield starrer I Will Follow.

AFFRM has released opening and second week playdates for what will be the organization’s 4th theatrical release, and we have that info for you exclusively. 

It’s also worth noting that AFFRM has expanded it’s exhibitor relationships to include the Regal, Rave, Landmark and AMC theater chains, as well as independent cinemas; this means that many more of you will have access to the film, and maybe much sooner than you would’ve otherwise.

Additional dates will be announced beyond week 2 at

See opening (10/12) and 2nd week (10/19) playdate info immediately below:


NY – AMC Empire 25 Times Square

LA – Sundance Cinemas at Sunset

LA – RAVE 18 The Bridge

Philadelphia – UA Riverview

Atlanta – Landmark Midtown

Washington DC – Regal Gallery Place


Chicago – AMC River East

Miami – AMC Aventura

Detroit – AMC Southfield

Oakland – Landmark Shattuck

Seattle – AMC Southcenter

Houston – AMC Studio 30

New Jersey – AMC Cherry Hill

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Saw it at TIFF! Loved it!


Miami!!??? Surprised and hyped!!!!!!! We never get NOTHING good!


I honestly love love love to see AFFRM growing.


Detroit please!!!


Can we get it in the Raleigh/Durham, NC area? Please. We have some great independent film houses here.


As a woman living this life I really want to see this film but I dont see Baltimore on the list : (


Dope. I'll see it in Philly!

Dankwa Brooks

Awww no Baltimore :( Not that I really expected it. Smaller distributions never come to our town. I guess I need to start planning a road trip. Gotta support!

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