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

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  • Disrupted Borders

    A coming-of-age story about two best friends living on the US-Mexico border.
  • Jared Dawson is the Church of Lavonia Elberton

    Jared Dawson embodies his drag persona, Lavonia Elberton, in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Quilted Education

    Karen Hinton Robinson quilts the Black history lessons absent from the Texan curricula.
  • Wiley's Last Resort

    An ode to one man’s fight against strip mining the Appalachian mountains he loved dearly.
  • Ten by Ten

    A Southern restaurant adjusts to newfound fame after appearing on Korean television.
  • The Space Between You & Me

    Two Korean-American adoptees meet their birth mothers for the first time.
  • 8 Days at Ware

    Youth suicide at a Louisiana juvenile detention center exposes a legacy of abuse.
  • Love Without Parole

    An Alabama inmate fights to keep a jailhouse romance alive while advocating for parole.


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.

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