Category: Directors

Director of “Hillbilly” Sally Rubin November 13, 2018 

Sally Rubin is the director of “Hillbilly” a new documentary celebrating the people of Appalachia.

Since the presidential election, the cultural divide in America has expanded. Stereotyping and slurs are rampant, finger-pointing and name-calling abound. hillbilly goes on a personal and political journey into the heart of the Appalachian coalfields, exploring the role of media representation in the creation of the iconic American “hillbilly,” and examining the social, cultural, and political underpinnings of this infamous stereotype.

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