Documentary ‘Hale County This Morning, This Evening’ reframes black lives

Daniel Collins in “Hale County This Morning, This Evening." Photo courtesy of RaMell Ross & Cinema Guild. Copyright IDIOM Film

In his directorial debut, RaMell Ross ruminates on how black life has been portrayed. “Hale County This Morning, This Evening” focuses on the lives of people trying to eke out a living in Hale County, Alabama. It’s shortlisted for an Oscar.

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RaMell Ross at KCRW. Photo by Amy Ta/KCRW