No Such Right: The End of Roe in Appalachia:

Aaron Asbury, | United States | 2022 | 18:51 min

 

 

No Such Right: The End of Roe in Appalachia:
with Her Synopsis

No Such Right” is a snapshot of a region in crisis. In the aftermath of the stunning Dobbs v. Jackson decision, doctors, lawyers, activists, and young people across Appalachia had to come to terms with what the future of their region and their rights would be. “No Such Right” is our search for answers, highlighting the voices of those impacted by Dobbs and their efforts to reckon with and remedy these issues. This story is a single piece of a much larger national narrative, but it is a story that few others are in a place to tell.

 

About the Filmmaker

Tate Greene is a 19-year-old from Knoxville, Tennessee. They are currently a sophomore studying History and Education at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, and hope to one day become a teacher.

Rebekah McAuley is a 16-year-old from Whitesburg, Kentucky. She is a junior at Letcher County Central High School and plans to study Film and English in college. Rebekah hopes to pursue a career in film, either behind the camera or on the screen herself.

Deladis Haywood is a 17-year-old from Mayking, Kentucky. She is a senior at Letcher County Central High School and is still considering what to study in higher education, though Film seems like a promising path. Deladis hopes she can make more documentaries in the future.

Sarah Sexton is a 16-year-old from Colson, Kentucky. She is a junior at Letcher County Central High School and plans to study Filmmaking and Directing in college. Sarah hopes to continue her filmmaking career by becoming a film director or producer.

 

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A very special thank you to Appalshop’s Systems Administrator, Eric VanHoose, for retrieving what could be saved of our 2022 Summer Documentary Institute productions following the devastating floods in Eastern Kentucky in late 2022.

 

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