In the Hills and Hollows – 2017

Show Title: In the Hills and Hollows
Thursday, April 6, 1:15 PM


In the Hills and Hollows
Director: Keely Kernan
78 min

“In the Hills and Hollows” investigates the boom and bust impacts that mono-economies based on fossil fuel extraction have on local communities. It provides an intimate look inside the lives of several West Virginia residents living in the middle of the boom and how their quality and way of life is forever changed by this industry. The film also explores the lives of residents who have become refugees, forced to leave their home and the place they love, as a result of the growth and development of the fracking industry.

My Kind of Music
Director: Eli Bedel
15 min

My Kind of Music is a documentary film by AMI intern Eli Bedel that explores the impact that the popularization of old time music has had on the regional style in eastern Kentucky