Welcome to Shelbyville Community Cinema—Vashon Island
Change has come to rural Tennessee! Set in the heart of America’s Bible Belt, Welcome to Shelbyville focuses on a small Southern town as they grapple with rapid demographic change and issues of immigrant integration. The film captures the complexity of the African American, Latino, white, and Somali subjects as their lives intertwine against the backdrop of a crumbling economy and the election of a new president.
Welcome To Shelbyville will air Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 10:00 p.m. on the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens on KCTS 9.