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.
  • That's Wild

    Atlanta teens face the thrills, joy, and struggles of navigating the wilds of Colorado.
  • Muni

    The struggle and joys of Black golfers who integrated a municipal course in Asheville, NC.


  • 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.
  • Disrupted Borders

    A coming-of-age story about two best friends living on the US-Mexico border.
  • Missing Magic

    A young poet confronts his city’s violent history after being arrested at a demonstration.
  • Comida Pa' Los Pobres (Food for the Poor)

    A Puerto Rican activist builds a solidarity movement to confront the island’s food crisis.
  • Now Let Us Sing

    A North Carolina choir strives to create a safe space for singing during the pandemic.


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.