“D. Ray White” - Hank III
The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia (2009)
Hailing from Boone County, W. Va., mountain dancer Jesco White may be the most famous member of the White clan — thanks to the 1991 documentary The Dancing Outlaw — but he’s hardly the most colorful. This film focuses on the rest of the brood. Director Julien Nitzberg spent a year with five generations of the West Virginia family — and spoke to various members of their community (including the sheriff) — to provide this colorful portrait.
THIS SHIT IS REAL, I WISH IT WEREN’T, BUT IT IS REAL.