Sally Rubin is an Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker who has worked in the field for over 20 years. Her films have been broadcast on the PBS series Independent Lens and PBS nationally, and she has produced and edited films that have aired on Frontline, HBO and the Sundance Channel. Her feature documentary hillbilly (Mountainfilm 2019), a collaboration with filmmaker Ashley York, examines Appalachian identity through the perspectives of queer Appalachian youth, feminist writers and Affrilachian poets and fiddlers. Rubin has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the MacArthur Foundation, among others. Her films have screened at the LA Film Festival, DOC NYC, Big Sky and the American Documentary Showcase. A graduate of Stanford University’s documentary filmmaking program, Rubin is a professor at Chapman University.