Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Mountain Traditions Project - Appalachian Homesteading - Josh, Gabe, Josh and Jesse

From the mountains of Western Maryland and West Virginia comes a series of short films about Appalachian traditions in our changing world.

Shot over several months in the summer of 2011, the films follow the stories of a mountain dulcimer player, a metalworker, a quilter, a hammer dulcimer maker, a group of homesteaders and a group of kayakers. The music for the films was composed and performed by Appalachian musicians.

The Mountain Traditions Project is a collaboration between Appalachian Independent Newspaper, Mountain City Traditional Arts and Interdependent Pictures.

More information on the ongoing film project can be found at

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