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Somewhere South: It’s a Greens Thing (Full Episode)

April 24, 2020 - Posted in Home
Vivian Howard selecting greens

(Episode #105 - April 24, 2020) Vivian is invited to the annual homecoming celebration held by the Lumbee Indians in southeastern North Carolina. There Vivian is introduced to the Lumbees’ famous collard sandwich and gets the chance to see the unique way they fix their...

Reconnecting Roots S2 - Irish Immigrants: Emerald Isle to Ellis Island

April 23, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Host Gabe McCauley stands with a group of people in front of American flag

(Episode #203) Taking the immigration story back overseas on a visit to Ireland, Gabe answers the question of why so many Irish people came to America. This helps us to better understand the DNA behind our diverse nation, while examining true immigrant success stories. To...

Reel South: Sustained Outrage (Full Episode)

April 20, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Newspaper boxes

(Episode #504) The story of the Charleston Gazette-Mail, a family-owned, Pulitzer Prize-winning local newspaper in West Virginia fighting for survival. Hosted by Valerie June, REEL SOUTH is a cooperative documentary series between the South’s PBS-member stations: UNC-TV...

Somewhere South: What a Pickle (Full Episode)

April 17, 2020 - Posted in Home
Chef Vivian Howard learns about pickles

(Episode #104) Vivian is tapped to give a lecture on the wide world of pickles at the first ever Chow Chow Festival in Asheville, N.C. Her turn as a pickle professor sparks a deeper look at the funk and acidity that fermented or vinegar pickles bring to most meals and how...

Reel South: Outspoken (Full Episode)

April 17, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Girl with rainbow cape skips down the street

(Episode #505) LGBTQ West Virginians fight to live free from discrimination, calling us to reimagine the power and longevity of a small town queer community. Hosted by Valerie June, REEL SOUTH is a cooperative documentary series between the South’s PBS-member stations: UNC-...

Reconnecting Roots S2 - Religion: Church in States

April 16, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Gabe in front of a church

(Episode #202) What does religious freedom mean to America today? Gabe travels to Flushing, New York - the birthplace of spiritual liberty in America - to find out. To watch more "Reconnecting Roots", visit PBS for full episodes or visit https://reconnectingroots.tv .

Reel South: All Skinfolk Ain’t Kinfolk (Full Epsiode)

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Culture
2017 runoff for mayor of New Orleans came down to two candidates: Desirée Charbonnet and LaToya Cantrell

(Episode #503) After a contentious race, the 2017 runoff for mayor of New Orleans came down to two candidates: Desirée Charbonnet and LaToya Cantrell, two very different black women. The winner of this election would take office as the first female mayor of New Orleans and...

Reel South: Unmarked (Full Episode)

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Unmarked

(Episode #502) Much of America’s rich history is being lost to time. In the South, vast amounts of African-American gravesites and burial grounds for enslaved persons have been disappearing over the years. In Virginia alone, stories of thousands at rest could vanish from...

Somewhere South: Dumpling Dilemma (Full Episode)

April 10, 2020 - Posted in Home
Chef Ed Lee shows chefs Ashleigh Shanti and Vivian Howard how to make dumplings.

(Episode #103 - Watch Full Episode ) While cooking a charity dinner with Southern-Korean chefs, Vivian spins out her version of French gnocchi to be served alongside Asian dumplings descended from the Chinese royal court tradition. During their discussion, the chefs realize...

Reconnecting Roots S2 - The Recording Industry: Off the Record, In the Cloud

April 9, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Gabe visits Jack White's Third Man Pressing to find out if the vinyl resurgence is just a fad, or if it's here to stay.

(Episode #201) From your turntable to your pocket to the cloud: how technology has changed the way we listen to music and each other. Gabe visits Jack White's Third Man Pressing to find out if the vinyl resurgence is just a fad, or if it's here to stay. Then he heads to...

Reel South: F11 and Be There (Full Episode)

April 7, 2020 - Posted in Culture
F11 and Be There

Episode #501 - F11 and Be There is a commentary on American civil rights, race, social justice, and art, told through the many lenses of legendary photographer Burk Uzzle. With a career that spans over 65 years, Burk Uzzle has created some of the most iconic photographs in...

Reconnecting Roots: Season 2 Premieres April 9

April 6, 2020 - Posted in Culture
host Gabe McCauley

"Reconnecting Roots" and host Gabe McCauley continue the journey into American history with an all new set of topics and even more important roots to uncover. Taking a look at some of our nation’s most defining successes as well as some of our not-so-proud moments; Season 2...

Somewhere South: Porridge for the Soul (Full Episode)

April 3, 2020 - Posted in Home
Porridge for the Soul

(Episode #102 - Watch Full Episode ) Vivian heads to Charleston, S.C. to cook a special dinner honoring the late pioneering African American chef, Edna Lewis. At the event, she serves grits, the simple Southern staple among the many foods Lewis famously exalted. While in...

Somewhere South: American as Hand Pie (Full Episode)

March 26, 2020 - Posted in Home
Follow Vivian as she learns the historical ties between hand pies, labor and migration.

(Episode #101 - Watch Full Episode ) Across American history, waves of immigrants came to the United States to do the hard work of building America’s infrastructure and toiling in its industries. And when they got hungry, they needed filling, mobile food that could be taken...

Reel South Kicks Off Fifth Season on April 6

March 16, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Nick Price
Seaman on boat in ocean

This April, Reel South is poised to showcase the diversity and poignant storytelling of the American South again with the forthcoming Season 5 television series for PBS audiences nationwide. With 10 new films for a 2020 decade, the series embarks on an identity quest for...

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