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STREAM OUR FILMS NOW
STREAM OUR FILMS NOW
You can now stream the Center for Cultural Preservation's longer films on the device of your choice for short term viewing. Just visit our new Streaming Page, choose the films you want to watch, and enjoy.  (Popcorn not included.  Sorry.) To sign up for our new CCP DOCUMENTARY FILM STREAMING SERVICE visit: https://ccpstreaming.vhx.tv/
Guardians of our Troubled Waters DVD or Stream it NOW
Guardians of our Troubled Waters DVD or Stream it NOW
GUARDIANS OF OUR TROUBLED WATERS reveals the close connections man has had with its rivers for thousands of years, the destruction that resulted during the industrial era and the heroes, yesterday and today, who rose to challenge the damage that was caused.  So much of our quality of life today is as a result of those guardians.  So much of our future depends on us not taking our waterways for granted.  Purchase the DVD below or STREAM IT NOW Here  
$20.00
The Spirits Still Move Them DVD
The Spirits Still Move Them DVD
The DVD of our new, highly acclaimed documentary film.  Truth is stranger (and more interesting) than fiction. Mountaineers were masters of making something out of nothing, whether it be crops from bare soil or liquor from corn and fruit. These are the fascinating, funny and heart-rendering stories of the moonshiners who evaded the law (sometimes) and found creative ways to survive, put food on the table, and produce a product that we still enjoy today. Please Note: If you will be in the Hendersonville area, a limited number of DVDs are available for sale at the Henderson County Genealogical Society at 400 Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792  
$20.00
Sale! A Great American Tapestry DVD or Stream it NOW
A Great American Tapestry DVD or Stream it NOW
A GREAT AMERICAN TAPESTRY - The Many Strands of Mountain Music is an eye-opening look at music history and how America's melting pot and its cultural tapestry changed the world. The film features ballad singers:
  • Sheila Kay Adams
  • Joe Penland
  • Betty Smith
  • Bobby McMillon
  • Donna Ray Norton and more
Also featured are the founders of the Carolina Chocolate Drops including:
  • Rhiannon Giddens
  • Dom Flemons
  • Justin Robinson
And members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee as well as Appalachian music experts Phil Jamison, Cece Conway, Doug Orr and many more.  Purchase the DVD below or STREAM IT NOW Here  
$15.00
Great Flood of 1916 DVD or Stream it NOW
Great Flood of 1916 DVD or Stream it NOW
The Flood DVD may be purchased online (below) or at the following locations: 
  • Henderson County Genealogical and Historical Center, 400 N Main St, Hendersonville, NC 28792, Hendersonville, NC (828) 693-1531
  • Highland Books, 277 N Broad St, Brevard, NC 28712 (828) 884-2424
  • Mountain Gateway Museum, 102 Water St, Old Fort, NC 28762 (828) 668-9259
Our new documentary film, COME HELL OR HIGH WATER, Remembering the Great Flood of 1916 by award-winning documentary filmmaker David Weintraub tells the story of that terrifying week in July when it seemed the world came crashing down as boulders and trees slid down the mountain, rivers became lakes, and homes were so much debris floating on the oceanic waves of the French Broad and Catawba Rivers.  And finally the film highlights what lessons the Flood of 1916 has for us today.  Purchase the DVD below or STREAM IT NOW Here
$15.00
2022 END OF YEAR CAMPAIGN- Help Us Make Our Next Film!
2022 END OF YEAR CAMPAIGN- Help Us Make Our Next Film!
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Help Us Make Our New Film and Preserve our Oral Histories!

SUPPORT THE MAKING OF OUR MOUNTAIN ELDER WISDOM ORAL HISTORY PROJECT AND THE PRODUCTION OF A NEW FILM ON NATIVE STORYTELLING AND NATURE AND ENJOY WONDERFUL PREMIUMS including EXCLUSIVE GIFTS such as our Part II of  Appalachian Storytelling Treasures DVD, Moonshine Mug, streaming of our films, Goodie Bags of Cultural Gems, a Masterpiece Nature Photography on metal, and for this year, for larger donors, a special film screening at your home, business or community center!
$35.00$1,000.00
The Land Still Speaks To Us – DVD or Stream it NOW
The Land Still Speaks To Us – DVD or Stream it NOW
The Land Still Speaks To Us is the first in a series of documentaries on mountain heritage spoken by the voices of elders in Western North Carolina.  The film depicts the agricultural life that was lived not very long ago, how people prepared their food, connected to family, community, land and faith and what it means to them today to continue their traditions.  Will we carry on the torch or let this vibrant cultural legacy disappear in the fog of modern conveniences? For bulk purchases of the DVD (more than 5) click here. To show this film at your festival or organizational gathering, click here.  Purchase the DVD below or STREAM IT NOW Here
$15.00
Call of the Ancient Mariner – Tee Shirt
Call of the Ancient Mariner – Tee Shirt
Pictures and additional information coming soon.
$20.00
Where Neon Goes To Die – DVD or Stream it NOW
Where Neon Goes To Die – DVD or Stream it NOW
For over sixty years, Miami Beach flourished with half a dozen Yiddish theatres, scores of choruses and folksinger groups, literary activity, and more. Then one day it vanished in a fog of disco lights. This is the story of America's not-too-distant past, when her ethnic communities were the pride of the world. And why it is important to remember...  Purchase the DVD below or STREAM IT NOW Here
$15.00
Musical Conversation with David Holt – DVD or Stream it NOW
Musical Conversation with David Holt – DVD or Stream it NOW
David Holt is a mountain musician, a storyteller and a cultural preservation who for decades has worked tirelessly to keep mountain culture alive and thriving. This DVD captures his powerful performance and discussion on why he works to keep the fires burning. . For bulk purchases of the DVD (more than 5) click here. To show this film at your festival or organizational gathering, click here.  Purchase the DVD below or STREAM IT NOW Here
$15.00
The Golden Side of the Tracks – DVD or Stream it NOW
The Golden Side of the Tracks – DVD or Stream it NOW
Overtown, Miami, Florida is a tale of two cities: a blossoming cultural center of black Miami that was celebrated as the "Harlem of the South" because of its cultural venues and business activity; and a city that was severely oppressed by city leaders and other forces. GOLDEN SIDE OF THE TRACKS tells the story of Overtown's rise as an important American community, its struggles to regain its footing after the interstate destroyed a major part of its community in the 1960's and its battle today against gentrification.  Purchase the DVD below or STREAM IT NOW Here
$15.00