Watch "West Virginia: A Film History" on WVPB


Watch in four parts, Monday-Thursday, Sept. 7-10 at 8 p.m. on WVPB.

This documentary follows a timeline of historical events, from the state’s first inhabitants to the present day, and follows the contributions of the men and women who shaped the state’s cultural, economic, and political landscapes.

Using paintings, still photographs and motion picture clips, the series helps students explore what it means to be a West Virginian. Narrated by Richard Thomas.