A documentary series reckoning with the South's past, present, and future.


  • Madame Pipi

    Three Haitian bathroom attendants hold court in Miami nightclubs, even during a pandemic.
  • Florida Woman

    A Florida woman battles media scrutiny and public outrage to save her pet alligator.
  • Quaranteened

    Four spirited teenage sisters languish at home during the pandemic of 2020.
  • Bury Me at Taylor Hollow

    Just outside Nashville, a mortician creates the state’s first, natural burial ground.
  • Little Satchmo

    Louis Armstrong was an icon, but for Sharon, he was the father she could never reveal.
  • Jasper Mall

    A dying shopping mall embodies Americana values and culture in a changing South.
  • Rap Squad

    Arkansas high school writers and performers seek healing and justice for their community.
  • The Passing On

    The legacy of Black funeral homes in San Antonio, Texas hinges on one renowned embalmer.


  • Winn

    Pamela Winn fights to end the shackling of incarcerated pregnant people in Georgia.
  • MISS CHELOVE: From Java to the Streets of D.C.

    Artist MISS CHELOVE shares stories from her life growing up in the D.C. punk scene.
  • You Can't Stop Spirit

    The Mardi Gras Baby Dolls explore themes of identity and sexual liberation in New Orleans.
  • Mother(s) & Son

    A filmmaker records her wife’s introduction to motherhood, finding purpose in the process.
  • Wonderfully Made

    In Dallas, a young Black woman without arms shares her story with thousands online.
  • Road to Step

    A fraternity’s step team vies for the annual crown on campus.
  • A Family That Steals Dogs

    Strange experiences and realizations lead a grieving artist to reconsider his identity.
  • There Was Nobody Here We Knew

    A Virginia, middle-aged immigrant couple contemplates alien life and searches for answers.


The people, culture, landscape and history of the South both captivate and bewilder. In the cherished tradition of Southern storytelling, Reel South reveals the South's proud yet complicated heritage, as told by a diversity of voices and perspectives.