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An inspired, lyrical and intimate portrait of a place and its people, award-winning photographer Ross’s directorial debut follows two young African American men from rural Alabama over the course of five years. Capturing the mundane and monumental in the center of the historic Black Belt region, HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING offers a new way to see a long-exploited, but vibrant community at the heart of America. (Camden)