Ain’t No Grave: What VICE Doesn’t Want You To Know About Appalachia

Ain’t No Grave: What VICE Doesn’t Want You To Know About Appalachia

By Kate Fowler

I've been reticent to post about this collection of essays on Central Appalachia recently published on VICE. It includes some important, hard-hitting and necessary stories on stereotyping, healthcare needs for residents of the region, the decline of a mono economy and the rising prescription pill and suboxone epidemic.

An Incredible Documentary TV Series You May Never Have Watched… If You Live in the DC Area

An Incredible Documentary TV Series You May Never Have Watched… If You Live in the DC Area

By Erica Ginsberg

What if I told you there was a documentary strand which has shown nearly 100 amazing social issue documentaries about the forgotten stories of contemporary American society followed by provocative conversations on the issues spotlighted?

What Authentic Storytelling Means for Us

What Authentic Storytelling Means for Us

By Brandon and Lance Kramer

Since we started Meridian Hill Pictures in 2010, we have been privileged to participate as relative newcomers in the long tradition of documentary storytellers who have used the medium of film to share underrepresented perspectives, build empathy for people different from ourselves, and facilitate constructive dialogue about the complexities of the human experience.

Youth Media, Collective Action, Dinner, and The Future

Youth Media, Collective Action, Dinner, and The Future

A 'blogversation' by Jason Wyman, Myah Overstreet, and Wendy Levy

Introducing the 50-State Dinner Party Project!

Wendy: When I first started at NAMAC a little over a year ago, I had a long conversation with Board Member Kasandra VerBrugghen, the Executive Director of SpyHop in Utah. I was bowled over by the creative energy, solidarity and conviction around NAMAC’s National Youth Media Network programming and the collective desire for growth and change—especially around the inclusion of youth voices at every phase of the process.