SCETV Presents

Reel South Open Call for Season 4

June 29, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Ty Moody
Reel South Open Call for Season 4

The American South––our people, culture, landscape, history––can both captivate and bewilder. In the cherished tradition of Southern storytelling, REEL SOUTH reveals the South’s proud yet complicated heritage, reckoning with our past, present, and future. A co-production...

Honky Tonk Heaven (FULL EPISODE)

May 22, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Brenda Greene Mitchell
Honky Tonk Heaven with Dale Watson and James Hand

Brimming with cowboy boots, country music, and longneck beers, Honky Tonk Heaven is a toe-tapping tour of this legendary Texas dancehall. With fifty years under its belt, the Broken Spoke has endured Austin’s rapid growth and skyrocketing rents. Beyond the story of its...

See the Keepers (Full Episode)

May 14, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Sara Kaye Larson and Joann Self Selvidge
Richard Meeks

With unprecedented behind-the-scenes access at the Memphis Zoo, See the Keepers gets up close and personal with big cats, penguins, snakes, Komodo dragons, and their human caretakers. When Kofi the giraffe faces an uncertain future, the film bears witness to the complexity...

Driven Blind (Full Episode)

May 7, 2018 - Posted in Reel South
Drone shot of Dan Parker

Dan Parker, a world champion drag racer, struggles to adjust to his new reality after he is blinded in a fiery racing accident. Though visually impaired, Dan has not given up his love of working with his hands, or his love of racing. Driven Blind follows Dan’s single-minded...

62 Days (Full Episode)

May 7, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Rebecca Haimowitz
Marlise Muñoz

Marlise Muñoz was 33 years old and 14 weeks pregnant when she suffered a pulmonary embolism and was pronounced brain-dead. Due to a little-known Texas law, the Muñoz family was forced to keep Marlise on life support against her wishes. 62 Days follows the Muñoz family’s...

120 Days (Full Episode)

April 30, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Ted Roach
120 Days

After an unexpected traffic stop, family man Miguel Cortes faces an agonizing decision. Due to his immigration status, a North Carolina judge has offered Miguel 120 Days to get his affairs in order and self-deport to Mexico. Will Miguel return to Mexico, leaving his wife...

A Chef's Life Wins Daytime Emmy

April 30, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Vivian Howard hosts A Chef's Life.

A Chef’s Life has won the Daytime Emmy® for Outstanding Culinary Program. Hosted by Emmy nominee Vivian Howard, the series is in its fifth year on PBS and presented nationally by South Carolina ETV. Director Cynthia Hill has previously won for her work on the series. A Chef...

Jonah Stands Up (Full Episode)

April 23, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Hannah Engelson
Jonah Stands Up

Jonah Bascle was an unconventional mayoral candidate, even by New Orleans standards: artist, comedian, disability-rights activist. Born with muscular dystrophy, Jonah raced against mortality throughout his twenties. Combining humor, political action, and a sense of urgency...

Divided City (Full Episode)

April 23, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Katie Mitchell and Andrea B. Scott
Protester holds up sign

Monuments to the Confederacy permeate the American South. Emotions run high and tensions mount when, in 2015, the New Orleans city council convenes a public debate over the fate of its Confederate statues. As the council prepares to vote, Divided City reveals deep divisions...

First Lady of the Revolution (Full Episode)

April 16, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Andrea Kalin
Henrietta and Don Pepe on Motorcylce

Henrietta Boggs, a reluctant Southern belle, finds her way to Central America in the 1940s, in search of freedom and adventure. Instead, she is swept up in political upheaval, when her new husband is elected president of Costa Rica. First Lady of the Revolution portrays a...

Jewish American Soldiers: Stories from WWII (Full Episode)

April 10, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Glenn Fishkin
Jewish American Soldiers - Stories from WWII

Jewish American Soldiers: Stories from WWII is a documentary focusing on the life stories of Jewish American World War II veterans. The film explores their unique experiences of being Jewish soldiers during a time of extreme anti-Semitism both abroad, and in America. South...

Alabama Bound (Full Episode)

April 9, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Lara Embry and Carolyn Sherer
Carrie and Kim in the tree.

In the months leading up to the Supreme Court decision on marriage equality, gay families in Alabama were busy fighting discriminatory state laws. Alabama Bound chronicles the roller-coaster ride for gay rights in the South, and a resilient community that lives with both...

Gip (Full Episode)

April 2, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Melanie Jeffcoat
Gip on stage.

In 1952, gravedigger by day and bluesman by night Henry ‘Gip’ Gipson opened a ramshackle backyard juke joint in Alabama. Once scattered across the rural South, juke joints have become relics of the past. In the Spring of 2013, Gip’s Place, the last juke joint in Alabama,...

A Chef's Life Garners Emmy Nominations

March 27, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Chef Vivian Howard

SCETV’s national presentation A Chef’s Life has garnered three Daytime Emmy® nominations. The show has been nominated for Outstanding Culinary Program, Best Directing (Cynthia Hill), and Outstanding Culinary Host (Vivian Howard). The awards will be announced April 29, 2018...

The INPUT Archives - A Unique Resource

March 6, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Betsy Newman
archive

INPUT keeps all screened programmes archived in the INPUT Archive. The Archive serves as an educational resource and gives a detailed insight into the history of international public television broadcasting. The INPUT database is an online version of the annual conferences...

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