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Homemade Hillbilly Jam

A musical romp through the Ozark Mountains with a handful of rascally modern-day hillbillies

Videos

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Overview

Genre
Music, Cultural History, Society, and Religion
Synopsis

Hillbillies haven’t died off; they’ve simply become neo-hillbillies. Three families of musicians in the Ozark Mountains of Southwestern Missouri give new meaning to the word “hillbilly.” Float down the backwaters, soak up some old time religion, savor a washboard duel, and bask in the neon lights of the pseudo-hillbilly showtown Branson. Lean back and merge into hillbilliness.

Treatment
Show treatment
Stage
finished
Running time
80 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Hoferichter & Jacobs GmbH
Country
Germany
Years of Production
2005
Locations
Ozark Mountains Missouri
Prod. Partners
Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, MEDIA, Mitteldeutsche Medienfoerderung MDM

Distribution Details

Release year
2005
Festivals
Hot Docs, Sheffield, True/False, Hot Springs, Big Sky, Cleveland, River Run, Dallas Video Festival
Awards
Prize of the State Film Service Rheinland-Pfalz at the 22nd Video/Filmtage, Koblenz, Germany, Nov. 2005
Distribution
US DVD released through First Run Features, German DVD released by Epix Media AG
Broadcast (Acq.)
YLE-Teema
Language
English
Subtitles
German

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