#12. Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018)


Just Films

– Director: RaMell Ross

– Metascore: 85

– IMDb user rating: 6.4

– Runtime: 76 minutes

Filmmaker RaMell Ross observed and filmed the people of Hale County, Alabama, over the course of five years and presents a searing narrative on race and class in a tight-knit, disenfranchised Black community. Nominated for an Academy Award, the film focuses primarily on two young men, both high school basketball players, one who goes on to college and one who has a child.