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Independent Lens | Welcome to Shelbyville | Clip 1 | PBS

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Uploaded on May 24, 2011

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/we... Premiering Tuesday, May 24. Check local listings: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/br...

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.

Independent Lens | Welcome to Shelbyville | Clip 1 | PBS

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/we... Premiering Tuesday, May 24. Check local listings: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/br... At first, the citizens of Shelbyville, Tennessee seem divided in their reaction to Somali immigrants moving into their community.

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.

Find out more about Welcome to Shelbyville: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/we... Learn more about "Independent Lens": http://www.pbs.org/independentlens Watch "Independent Lens" films online: http://video.pbs.org/program/1218239994/


immigration, integration, multiculturalism, diversity, citizenship, discrimination, racial harmony, Somalis, American South, Southern, melting pot, ITVS, PBS, Independent Lens, public television

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