SCETV Presents

South Carolina Entities Taking Bold Steps to Affect Climate Change

February 22, 2016 - Posted in SCETV 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 Reel South 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 Reel South 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,...

Counter Histories: Rock Hill

February 13, 2016 - Posted in Reel South by Glenn Rawls
Actors recreate the Friendship 9 at the lunch counter.

Counter Histories: Rock Hill brings 1961 to life through the lives and words of the Friendship 9 whose actions ignited a passion that rose into the famed Freedom Rides, bringing the United States closer to major Civil rights reform. The film airs Thursday, February 18th at...

Cotton Road

February 5, 2016 - Posted in Reel South
Farmer Brown points out a cotton bloom and a cotton square.

The film Cotton Road follows cotton from South Carolina farms to Chinese factories to illuminate the work and industrial processes in a global supply chain. It airs Thursday, February 11th at 8:00 p.m. on South Carolina ETV. Americans consume nearly 20 billion new items of...

What is the Reality of Climate Change?

February 2, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Tabitha Safdi
Climate Change

CNN’s John King hosts an expert panel as they examine the challenges and impacts of climate change. Extreme conditions, drought, floods, rising seas and hurricanes are part of the conversation. To watch the full discussion visit South Carolina ETV .

Tommy! The Dreams I Keep Inside Me

January 28, 2016 - Posted in Reel South by Glenn Rawls
Tommy working his day job

TOMMY! The Dreams I Keep Inside Me is a touching film about Tommy Onorato, a 60 year-old man with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the life-long dream of singing with a Big Band. Armed with his golden voice and his All-American optimism, Tommy embarks on a quest to...

The Last Barn Dance (Promo)

January 25, 2016 - Posted in Reel South by Glenn Rawls
dancing at the barn dance

The Last Barn Dance is a short film that follows a dairy farmer's plight to save his farm and a barn-dance tradition his family started nearly 50 years ago. Randy Lewis has seen almost every other family farm close its doors in Alamance County, North Carolina. With rising...

S.C. And N.C. Public TV Networks Partner for New Film Series

January 20, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
multiple Reel South screenshots

The Carolinas’ two statewide public television networks, South Carolina ETV and UNC-TV have partnered with the Southern Documentary Fund to create an exciting new TV showcase for independently produced documentary films about the American South. The series will air for five...

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...

Behind the Scenes: Climate Change

July 19, 2015 - Posted in SCETV
Climate Change: A Global Reality

CNN’s John King hosts an expert panel as they examine the challenges and impacts of climate change. Extreme conditions, drought, floods, rising seas and hurricanes are part of the conversation. Check out behind the scenes photos from SCETV produced production below. Watch...

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