Welcome to Shelbyville

Welcome to Shelbyville

  • BY Kim A. Snyder | IN Immigration
    Premiered May 24, 2011

About the Film

A small town in the heart of America's Bible Belt grapples with rapidly changing demographics. Longtime African American and white residents are challenged with how best to integrate with a growing Latino population and the more recent arrival of hundreds of Muslim Somali refugees.

Have you ever moved to a new town or a different country and experienced challenges fitting in and being accepted? What does “being American” mean to you?
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Have you ever moved to a new town or a different country and experienced challenges fitting in and being accepted? What does “being American” mean to you?