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120 Days

November 18, 2016 - Posted in ETV
120 Days

120 Days by Ted Roach Due to his immigration status, family man Miguel Cortes must make a tough choice. After an unexpected traffic stop, a North Carolina judge has offered Miguel 120 days to get his affairs in order and self-deport to Mexico—leaving his wife and two...

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...

Drought Conditions Lead to Wildfire Spreading In SC Upstate, Air Quality Concerns

November 16, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Kaitlyn Park
Wildfires on Pinnacle Mountain in the Piedmont

Wildfires have been spreading throughout the Southeast, creating concerns for the upstate of South Carolina, where a dry summer and fall have led to a prolonged drought. The fire, which began in North Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee, has led to evacuations in those states...

Photo Story: Gwen Ifill in South Carolina

November 15, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Kaitlyn Park
Journalist Gwen Ifill with SC Public Radio's Tut Underwood

South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) and South Carolina Public Radio honor and remember Gwen Ifill. Ifill visited SCETV in 2012 with PBS' Washington Week for the Presidential primaries. She returned to the state in 2015 for the PBS NewsHour's Special Presentation...

SCETV Remembers Gwen Ifill

November 15, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Kaitlyn Park
Image of PBS anchor Gwen Ifill

South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) was deeply saddened on Monday, November 14 to learn of the passing of Gwen Ifill, an American Peabody Award-winning journalist, author and acclaimed television anchor. “Gwen Ifill was a gifted journalist and a trailblazer. We...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, November 2016

November 1, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Linda O'Bryon
Black America Since MLK

Dear Viewers and Listeners November has a bountiful harvest of programming you won’t want to miss! In time for Veterans Day, we are proud to offer another in our series South Carolinians in WWII : Return to Normandy. This special highlights the unique bond between the...

StoryCorps to Visit SC State Museum, EdVenture

October 31, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Glenn Rawls
StoryCorps participants, MobileBooth interior

StoryCorps, a renowned nonprofit organization that records and celebrates the stories of everyday Americans, is coming to Columbia to collect interviews with residents. Heard and seen weekly on SC Public Radio and SCETV, StoryCorps is bringing its MobileBooth—an Airstream...

Charleston's New Antenna Installed

October 28, 2016 - Posted in ETV
Charleston old antenna section and new antenna

Our new 3000 pound antenna has been installed in Charleston. We are broadcasting now. As with any new installation, there may be adjustments, including down time. Why the Delays? Our old TV antenna was comprised of 27 sections that measure approximately 6 ft. x 6ft. These...

SC Public Radio Report | Nichols Resident Shares Evacuation Experience.

October 26, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Thelisha Eaddy
Flooded home in the Britton's Neck Community of Gresham, SC

Many South Carolinians may not have heard of the town of Nichols prior to Gov. Nikki Haley's October 10th press conference. The small town is in Marion County and has a population of about 400. Those watching that update, learned that more than half of the town's residents...

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