Friday, April 08, 2011

Meet Tom Hansell

Welcome Tom Hansell to the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers! His first screening is Monday, April 11, 2011, at Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennessee. Get your popcorn ready!

Thomas S. Hansell is a documentary filmmaker and installation artist who lives and works in Appalachia. He teaches Appalachian Studies and Documentary Studies at Appalachian State University and has 20 years of experience at Appalshop. He is the recipient of grants and fellowships from the Kentucky Arts Council, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. This most recent documentary project premiered in 2010 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 2010.