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

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  • Boca Chica

    With eyes toward space, Texas restricts access to an otherworldly beach.
  • Cash Crop

    A Black farmer in Virginia wrestles with tradition and the changing needs of the economy.
  • Echoes of the Rio

    Indigenous and Mexican ancestors explore the history and disappearance of the Rio Grande.
  • Mothertown

    How the Eastern Band of Cherokee reclaimed their land.
  • For the Record

    Out of time and money, a newspaper editor fights to keep her paper alive in rural Texas.
  • I’m the Girl – The Story of a Photograph

    In 1951, a Christmas window astonished a little girl in Louisville, KY. Who is she?
  • The Only Doctor

    The only doctor in Clay County Georgia must confront the possibility of losing her clinic.
  • Fallout

    Members of a rural Virginia town are exposed to contamination from a nearby Army plant.


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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