Need a distraction? Watch Asheville steal the scene in film after film. Here's a playlist that offers a glimpse of Asheville, from the comfort of home.

Western North Carolina captured the attention of Hollywood long ago. The first movie shot in Asheville was in the 1920s. Titled Conquest of Canaan, the movie was filmed in what is now Pack Square in downtown Asheville, and tells the story of a lawyer who makes good in a small town.

From there, Asheville went on to star in Oscar-winning films like Forrest Gump and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, as well as in fan-favorites like Dirty Dancing and The Hunger Games.

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