These are a series of videos (10 parts) that was originally put out by HBO about a rural family in Kentucky. It is a great introduction to the course. Please try and watch the videos prior to the start of class if possible.
Children of the Mountains
Another series of videos that we'll be using as examples and discussion-topics in class.
Here is a video on regional linguistic variations commonly found within Appalachia.
A video series about the Red Bird Mission in Kentucky.