New film blog by librarian in West Virginia

Steve Fesenmaier writes “I have been writing about West Virginia movies since 1978, first for The Appalachian Intelligencer, an indie newspaper, then The West Virginia Arts News, and since 1989 for West Virginia’s largest monthly, Graffiti. It was purchased by Ogden Newspapers in December 2005, and reorganized with a new publisher in December 2006. West Virginia’s largest daily, The Charleston Gazette, offered me a blog since no one covers WV films on a regular basis in any WV publication.

I also have published an annual list of new films on West Virginia and Appalachia, with postings at —

People from all over the world have contacted me because of this AppLit website including major filmmakers such as Lars Von Trier.”