Songcatcher Rigas Entertainment in association with the Independent Film Channel Productions presents an Ergo Arts production|a film by Maggie Greenwald|producers, Ellen Rigas Venetis, Richard Miller|writer & director, Maggie Greenwald

By: Greenwald, Maggie | Rigas EntertainmentContributor(s): Independent Film Channel | Ergo ArtsMaterial type: TextTextDescription: 1 videocassette (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 inISBN: 1588173011Subject(s): Musicologists- Drama | Feature films | Mountain whites (Southern states)- Songs and musics- Drama | Video recordingsLOC classification: VIDAbstract: When musicologist Doctor Lily Penleric is passed over, again, for a prominent teaching position, she decides to leave the city to visit her sister in the rugged mountains of Appalachia. While there, Lily, discovers a well spring of emotional ""love songs"" (ballads) that have been passed down through generations from the original Irish and Scottish immigrants who have settled in the area. Determined to document the history of the songs, and the recording of them as well, she is profoundly changed by the generosity, strength and freedom of the fiercely proud mountain people.
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DVD (2001) 2021 1 Available 80051

MPAA rating: PG-13

Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired

English

Winner Sundance Film Festival, Special Jury Prize, outstanding ensemble performance

When musicologist Doctor Lily Penleric is passed over, again, for a prominent teaching position, she decides to leave the city to visit her sister in the rugged mountains of Appalachia. While there, Lily, discovers a well spring of emotional ""love songs"" (ballads) that have been passed down through generations from the original Irish and Scottish immigrants who have settled in the area. Determined to document the history of the songs, and the recording of them as well, she is profoundly changed by the generosity, strength and freedom of the fiercely proud mountain people.

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