SCETV Presents

The Exceptionally Extraordinary Emporium

November 18, 2016 - Posted in ETV
The Exceptionally Extraordinary Emporium

The Exceptionally Extraordinary Emporium by Lindsey Phillips and Lauren Domino Come along with colorful characters carrying on a cherished Mardi Gras tradition as they gather at the epicenter of all things costuming—the family-owned Jefferson Variety fabric and craft store...

The State of Eugenics

November 18, 2016 - Posted in ETV
The State of Eugenics

The State of Eugenics by Dawn Sinclair Shapiro Between 1933 and 1974, the state of North Carolina ran one of the most aggressive eugenics programs, sterilizing more than 7,600 men, women and children. This film follows the journey of survivors, legislators and journalists...

Deep Run

November 18, 2016 - Posted in ETV
Deep Run

Deep Run by Hillevi Loven Exiled by family and rejected by an ex, 17-year-old Jasmine finds new love and the courage to become Cole, a strong-willed transgender man, in this powerful verité portrait of trans life in rural North Carolina. Cole’s candid humor and steadfast...

Overburden

November 18, 2016 - Posted in ETV
Overbruden

Overburden by Chad A. Stevens Meet two unforgettable women—a fiery, pro-coal right-winger and a tenacious, environmentalist grandmother—whose lives collide when a mine disaster shatters their community. Filmed over seven years, the pair’s courageous story underscores the...

Eat White Dirt

November 18, 2016 - Posted in ETV
Eat White Dirt

Eat White Dirt by Adam Forrester Discover the oddly spellbinding personal, cultural and scientific history of the deeply transgressive and often misunderstood practice of consuming earth, a phenomenon known as geophagy. The film collects and combines the experiences,...

Soul City

November 18, 2016 - Posted in ETV
Soul City

Soul City by Monica Berra, SheRea DelSol and Gini Richards Learn the story of a group of civil rights activists who attempted to build a multiracial utopia—Soul City—in the heart of North Carolina’s Klan country during the 1970s. Rich archival material, interviews with...

REEL SOUTH Season Two Preview

November 17, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Amy Shumaker
Darius Rucker

REEL SOUTH, the public television series spotlighting documentary films steeped in Southern flavor, will return with an expanded season and a new host—platinum-selling, Grammy-winning recording artist Darius Rucker. The series, a coproduction of UNC-TV, South Carolina ETV...

SCETV's and SC Public Radio's National Programs

June 30, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Glenn Rawls
ETV logo

South Carolina ETV presents a variety of national programs for public TV and radio. Executive-produced by Linda O’Bryon, our national TV programs are produced by Amy Shumaker and our national radio programs are produced by Shari Hutchinson. Song Travels with Michael...

LIVE AT THE CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL on ETV

June 24, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Glenn Rawls
Edwin McCain, Live at the Charleston Music Hall

After an audio premiere on South Carolina Public Radio, LIVE AT THE CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL moves to South Carolina ETV for two Thursday nights beginning June 30th. Hosted by Mark Bryan of Hootie and the Blowfish, LIVE AT THE CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL showcases two artists in two...

A New Season of Expeditions with Patrick McMillan!

June 14, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Amy Shumaker
Pika animal surveying its territory from a rock

Naturalist, biologist and educator Dr. Patrick McMillan embarks on exotic and fascinating adventures throughout North and South America in Expeditions With Patrick McMillan . The television host and series co-creator travels from coast-to-coast exploring the diversity of...

“A Chef’s Life” Host Vivian Howard Wins James Beard Award

April 27, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Glenn Rawls
Vivian Howard, host of "A Chef's Life"

SCETV’s Vivian Howard of “A Chef’s Life” has won Outstanding Personality/Host in the 2016 James Beard Foundation awards. The TV series follows Howard as she searches for Southern family recipes and heirloom foods to use in new ways for the two restaurants she runs with...

Georgia O’Keeffe: A Woman on Paper

February 26, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Glenn Rawls
American artist Georgia O’Keeffe

American artist Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) has been called the “Mother of American Modernism,” well-known for her flowing, colorful works of flowers and plants as well as Southwestern landscapes. In November 2014, her painting Jimson Weed, White Flower No. 1 was auctioned...

South Carolina Entities Taking Bold Steps to Affect Climate Change

February 22, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Kaitlyn Park
South Carolina pier at the ocean with swelling tides

In 2015, the United Nations Climate Conference passed the historic Paris Agreement, signed by representatives of 196 nations. This agreement, combined with the scientific findings on climate change, is a testament to the international consensus that climate change and its...

Bending Sticks

February 19, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Glenn Rawls
Artist Patrick Dougherty's Rock Hill, SC installation.

The film Bending Sticks celebrates the twenty-five year career of internationally renowned environmental artist Patrick Dougherty, who has created hundreds of monumental, site-specific sculptures out of nothing more than saplings. The film follows the artist and his...

Can’t Stop the Water

February 17, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Glenn Rawls
A homeowner stands in water surrounding her home.

Behind Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill, there is a much larger, more devastating problem: the loss of thousands of miles of marshlands protecting the Gulf Coast. Southeast Louisiana is the fastest disappearing landmass on earth. As its fertile lands are destroyed,...

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