The Appalachians (2005)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Anthropology  |   Run Time - 117 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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As a documentary, The Appalachians maintains a broad focus, investigating numerous aspects of life in and around the Appalachian Mountains: history, music, religion, literature, art, ethnicity, economic climate, and fiscal ties to the country-as-a-whole, to name only a few. Documentary writer-producer Phyllis Geller and executive producer Mari-Lynn Evans tour this area in depth, offering a multi-layered sociocultural exploration of the region, accompanied by a soundtrack of Appalachian folk and acoustic music. This documentary was originally produced by and for Nashville, Tennesee PBS affiliates.

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Appalachia, art, literature, music, religion