Amy Shumaker

SCETV's Tell Them We Are Rising Screenings

January 25, 2018 - Posted in HBCU Rising by Amy Shumaker
African American middle class family from 1950s.

Through a collaboration between public media stations and historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), Firelight Films and South Carolina ETV will present several screenings of the latest film from Emmy and Peabody Award-winning director, Stanley Nelson, Tell Them...

Friends of Live at the Charleston Music Hall

January 17, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Live at the Charleston Music Hall

We want to thank the supporters of Live at the Charleston Music Hall. Complete List of Funders Bolt, Rick Brown, Alan Kent Byrd, Willard Dean Coggeshall, Collin Conley-Pitts, Rita Flowers, Stan Friedgen, Gloria Killian, Hume Louder, Bob Newton, Weesie Orvedal, Libby...

Meet Stacey Millner-Collins

November 3, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Stacey Millner-Collins

Stacey Millner-Collins is the founder and director of City Yoga in Columbia, South Carolina. She first came to her yoga mat in 1994 as way to unite a dedicated physical discipline with a spiritual one, and she has studied with numerous respected teachers. The deepening of...

SCETV Presents Live at the Charleston Music Hall

October 25, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Edwin McCain at microphone singing a song.

Recorded live at the historic Charleston Music Hall, host Mark Bryan (Hootie & the Blowfish) brings audiences an impressive roster of musical talent in this new concert series. Packed full of soulful songwriting and award-winning music, the series shines through Mark's...

Man and Moment: Steve Flaherty - A Voice Returned

September 13, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Image of Steve Flaherty coming out of plane in military jump school.

Steve Flaherty was living in a Japanese orphanage when he was adopted at age 9 by American parents. He grew to become an All-American student and athlete in Columbia, South Carolina. Feeling fortunate for the life he was given in the United States, Steve felt a strong...

Gordon Getty: There will be Music

June 1, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Image of Composer Gordon Getty

Gordon Getty: There will be Music introduces audiences to the iconoclastic composer — and the scion of one of America’s most fabled families — who has defied expectations and earned acclaim and acceptance in the rarified world of classical music. The son of oil billionaire...

Requiem for My Mother

May 9, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Steve Edwards the producer and composer of Requiem for My Mother

Requiem for My Mother is an award-winning documentary and a compelling musical celebration of life and love, loss and acceptance. The film chronicles the personal journey of prolific Hollywood film score composer Stephen Edwards as he is forced to deal with the sudden loss...

Liberty & Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers

January 30, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Liberty & Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers | SCETV Presents

Liberty & Slavery by A. Troy Thomas and Christopher P. Marshall Revolutionary America was a place of extraordinary paradox. America's Founding Fathers were men yearning for a nation of individual liberty and unprecedented independence. Thomas Jefferson expressed this...

REEL SOUTH Season Two Preview

November 17, 2016 - Posted in SCETV 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...

A New Season of Expeditions with Patrick McMillan!

June 14, 2016 - Posted in SCETV 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...

Circle Unbroken - A Gullah Journey from Africa to America

September 4, 2015 - Posted in SCETV by Amy Shumaker
Circle Unbroken

75% of all enslaved Africans coming to America came in through the ports of Charleston, Beaufort and Georgetown, South Carolina. The result of this mingling of slaves from West Africa with the plantation culture awaiting them in America became Gullah; the genesis and...