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New Film ‘Impossible Town’ And Fall Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking Season In Full Swing, This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, a film called Impossible Town, based in Minden, West Virginia, features Dr. Ayne Amjad’s efforts to relocate the town’s residents after decades of exposure to chemical contamination during her tenure as the state’s health officer. Appalachia Health News Reporter Emily Rice spoke with the co-directors of the film ahead of free screenings of the film across the Mountain State.

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O Pioneer, Turtle Travels And Throwing Rocks, Inside Appalachia

This week on Inside Appalachia, Appalachians are often called mountaineers — but are they also "pioneers?" A new documentary reckons with what it means… to be a pioneer. In Michigan, an Appalachian mountain man competes in a championship tournament, for skipping stones — and we wade into a mountain wetland to search for one of the region’s most elusive creatures. 

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'King Coal' Blends Documentary And Dream To Paint A Vivid Picture Of Appalachian Culture

Appalachian filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon’s new "King Coal" blends documentary and imaginative storytelling in a way that pulls viewers into a compelling portrait of Appalachia’s coal communities. 

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Berkeley Springs Film Festival Showcases Cinema

The Berkeley Springs Film Festival is showcasing both local projects and international movies in the Eastern Panhandle this weekend.

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