Films & Projects

A Great American Tapestry

The Many Strands of Mountain Music (History of Appalachian Music)- View Film Page HERE

A Musical Conversation with David Holt

(Whirlwind Musical Tour of Appalachian Music) View DVD/Streaming HERE

Appalachian Storytelling Jewels Vol. 1

(Appalachian storytellers from Ray Hicks to contemporary storytellers) For Center donors of $100 or more Donate HERE

Call of the Ancient Mariner

(Sea Turtles and Human Culture) See Film Page HERE

Code Blue, Water in the Mountains

(The Green Value of Protecting Waterways)- View Streaming Film HERE

Come Hell or High Water, Remembering the Great Flood of 1916
(1916 Flood History)

View Film Page HERE

Golden Side of the Tracks

(African American History). View Film Page HERE

Guardians of Our Troubled Waters

(The River Heroes of the South, Yesterday and Today)- View Film Page HERE

The Land Still Speaks To Us

(Farmers Discuss History and Future of Farming)
View DVD/Streaming HERE 

The Spirits Still Move Them

Moonshining in the Mountains
(History of Appalachian Moonshining) View Film Page HERE

They Who Overcame

(How Mountain Elders Overcame Famine, Floods and Pandemics) View Streaming Film HERE

Where Neon Goes To Die

(Jewish Cultural History in South Florida) View Film Page HERE

SHORTS AND RADIO DOCUMENTARIES

A Great American Tapestry- Radio Documentary

(Five Part Series on Appalachian Music History) Listen to Series:

Episode 1
Episode 2 
Episode 3 
Episode 4
Episode 5 

Charlotte Cooper Yiddish Theater Memories

(Yiddish Vaudeville Performer Discusses Her Life).
Watch HERE 

Come Hell or High Water:

1916 Flood Radio Documentary
Listen HERE

Episode 1

Episode 2

Episode 3

Episode 4

Floods, Landslides and You (in Western North Carolina)

The lessons of the Great Flood of 1916. Watch HERE

Gladys Barnwell of Edneyville

(7th Generation Farmer Discusses Growing Up on A Farm) Watch HERE

Hendersonville Community Co-op 35th Anniversary

(Celebrating the historic co-op’s birthday and history) Watch HERE

How Sea Turtles Help Us Reconnect with Nature with J.

Nichols (Marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols discusses how turtle love can lead to ocean conservation.) Watch HERE

Making An Environmental Difference

(Film on ECO, the Environmental and Conservation Organization in Western NC.) Watch HERE

Marjory and Friends of Everglades

(Film about the Friends of the Everglades founder Marjory Stoneman Douglas)
Watch HERE

Marjory Stoneman Douglas' NATURE CENTER BY THE SEA

(The history of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Nature Center)
Watch HERE

Max Woody – Chairmaker for the Blue Ridge Mountains

(Celebrating Acclaimed Appalachian Wood Craftsman)
Watch HERE 

Miami Yiddish Culture: Feder Sisters

(Jewish singing sisters discuss their life and the Jewish singing tradition) Watch HERE 

Mountain Elder Wisdom Project-Alma Avery

(Appalachian Farmer Discusses The Struggles of Growing Up in WNC) Watch HERE 

Mountain Elder Wisdom Project – Effie Mae Russell

(Appalachian farmer Effie Mae Russell discusses growing up in a farming family. Watch HERE

Mountain Elder Wisdom Project – Molasses-making with the Barnwell family

(Hubert Barnwell discusses and demonstrates old-time molasses making.) Watch HERE 

Mountain Heritage, Mountain Land

(Native elders & Appalachian residents discuss the world that once was and why we should remember it.) Watch HERE

Mud Creek Baptist Church Reconciliation

(Reconciliation of the White Baptist Church and Its Sister Black Church) Watch HERE 

Old Fort Mountain Music Tribute Film

(A Thirty Year Music Legacy Ends) Watch HERE 

Old Timey Farm Day with Bradford Family and Friends- Yancey County

(7th and 8th Generation Farmers Discuss Their Legacy.) Watch HERE 

Overtown Black History- Liberty City

(Black History in South Florida and the Legacy of Public Housing Fiascos) Watch HERE 

Overtown Black History- Enid Pinkney Profile

Overtown elders Enid Pinkney discusses Black Overtown history.
Watch HERE 

Protecting Our Rural Spaces

(Film focuses on protecting rural communities overrun by development pressures.) Watch HERE 

Rhiannon Giddens: On the Lost History of the Black Banjo

(Grammy Award-winning Traditional Musician Discusses the History of the Banjo). Watch HERE 

She Walks in Magic

(Music Video Sea Turtle Anthem) Watch Video HERE 

Spiritual Gardening and Mountain Wisdom

(Farmer extraordinaire Theron Maybin discusses heritage farming.)
Watch HERE 

The Grand Dame of the Everglades

(Short on Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ Legacy) Watch Film HERE

The Miccosukee and Nature, featuring Betty Osceola

(Miccosukee Elder Discusses Growing Up in the Everglades)
Watch HERE 

The Ocean Is Calling

(Short Poetry Film On Ocean Conservation)
Watch Film HERE 

The Spiritual Connection Between Man and Sea Turtle

(Archaeologist Dr.Jack Frazier discusses spiritual and cultural connections to turtles.) Watch HERE 

The World We Choose

Short film on the Transition sustainability movement in WNC
Watch HERE 

Theron Maybin- Steward of the Green River Valley

(Heritage Farmer Discusses His Life and Philosophy). Watch HERE

Turtle Talk – Seabrook Island Turtle Patrol

(Feature on the Seabrook Island Turtle Patrol.) Watch HERE

Water Quality Workshop Training

(SMIE Training sessions for water quality volunteers)
Watch HERE
Part I
Part II
Part III
Part IV

Waterway Heroes of WNC

(Chronicling the importance of better protection for local waterways.).Watch HERE 

Wilma Dykeman, Hero of the French Broad River

(Short on the Savior of the French Broad)
Watch Film HERE