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The Assisted Stories Project




aspThe Assisted Stories Project is a documentary web series of short visual essays featuring residents of the South over 60 who live in a variety of communities for people of retirement age. 

Produced and directed by WKU English and Film professor Dr. Jerod Ra'Del Hollyfield, season one focuses on 12 residents of facilities in Bowling Green, KY.

Though the series is hosted at WKU, each future season will shift to a new Southern city and filmmaker.  

Episodes of Season 1 will premiere every Friday beginning on May 27th throughout summer 2016.


 To view the videos for The Assisted Stories Project, click on the corresponding playhead below. 


Season 1, Episode 1: Talking & Walking


Season 1, Episode 2: I Haven't Filled Any Squares at All


Season 1, Episode 3: The Usual Stuff


Season 1, Episode 4: Bridge


Season 1, Episode 5: Measure of Quality


Season 1, Episode 6: Little Dolls


Season 1, Episode 7: Accurately Depicted


Season 1, Episode 8: We'll Get There Directly


Season 1, Episode 9: Wave


Season 1, Episode 10: One, Mississippi


Season 1, Episode 11: Strong as Nails


Season 1, Episode 12: Doxology


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Dr. Jerod Hollyfield.



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