Hillbilly

Hillbilly

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A look at the evolution of the uneducated, promiscuous `hillbilly' stereotype in media and culture, linking it with corporate exploitation of Appalachia's natural resources. The film examines the experience of rural voters and seeks to expand understanding of the region by featuring diverse communities in Appalachia, including Appalshop's Appalachian Media Institute where young adults find community and refuge, and the Affrilachian Poets.
Starring Michael Apted, Ronny Cox, Billy Redden
Director Sally Rubin, Ashley York