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


  • Attaché

    The most successful High School Show Choir in history from a small, Southern town.
  • Seadrift

    A fatal shooting in Texas ignites a maelstrom of hostilities against Vietnamese refugees.
  • Outspoken

    LGBTQ West Virginians assert the power and longevity of a small town queer community.
  • Sustained Outrage

    A Pulitzer Prize-winning local newspaper in West Virginia fights for survival.
  • All Skinfolk Ain't Kinfolk

    The unprecedented story of the 2017 New Orleans runoff to elect first female mayor.
  • Unmarked

    Efforts are underway to save Virginia's long abandoned African American grave sites.
  • You Gave Me a Song

    An intimate portrait of musical pioneer Alice Gerrard and her life in American folk music.
  • F11 and Be There

    A film on legendary photographer Burk Uzzle's life and work. Directed by Jethro Waters.


  • History in Pieces

    Kent Westbrook's passion collecting ancient relics showcases the history or Arkansas.
  • Darrouzett, TX

    Darrouzett, Texas is a 100-year-old homestead community full of hope and nostalgia.
  • Coup d'Etat Math

    Four immigrant stories: a fight to be born, to survive, find your place, and to maintain.
  • Watching the Storm

    Horologist Steven Richardson returns to his hometown to help foster the city’s youth.
  • Quilt Fever

    Paducah, Kentucky's main event: The Oscars for Quilting.
  • Mentor

    Tre Singleton mentors a group of young men in West Savannah, GA.
  • Knocking Down the Fences

    The story of AJ Andrews, the first woman to win a Rawlings Gold Glove.
  • Some Million Miles

    An intimate portrait of addiction and recovery atop Sand Mountain in rural Alabama.


The American South is like no place else in the country. Its people, culture, landscape and history can 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. Reel South is curated documentary series and collaboration between UNC-TV and SCETV.