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The Burk Family of Georgia

The Burks of Georgia

United States, 1976
Documentary, TV Movie


Made as part of a PBS television project entitled SIX AMERICAN FAMILIES, the film documents the daily life of a poverty-stricken family with 13 children, living in rural Georgia. Depicts the family’s great pride and love for one another, and their overriding concern for keeping together.

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The Burk Family of Georgia Directed by Albert Maysles, David Maysles

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