Diversity Film Series: Hillbilly

3:00 - 5:00 PM

Join us for a FREE in-person viewing of this documentary by Sally Rubin and Ashley York, examining the iconic hillbilly image in media and culture. Explores the evolution of the uneducated, promiscuous “hillbilly” stereotype in media and culture, linking with corporate exploitation of Appalachia’s natural resources. Examines the experience of rural voters and seeks to expand understanding of the region by featuring diverse communities in Appalachia. Discussion immediately following the documentary, facilitated by Nora Stanger, Coordinator of Appalachian Outreach, Sinclair College. Registration required. Free and open to the public. Snacks provided!

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