Appalachia is no stranger to the complexity of media representation. Ronald Eller, a prolific Appalachian historian, wrote that “We know Appalachia exists because we need it to define what we are not. It is the ‘other America’...”
This film examines Appalachian identity through the vibrant perspectives of queer Appalachian youth, feminist writers, and Affrilachian poets and fiddlers. Featuring bell hooks, Amythyst Kiah, Crystal Good, Silas House, and Frank X Walker, this film has funding support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, and the West Virginia, South Carolina, Virginia, and Ohio Humanities Councils. Co-directed and Produced by Ashley York.
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