Fresh Docs is SDF’s monthly, free work-in-progress screening series, in partnership with Duke's Center for Documentary Studies.


The Center for Documentary Studies and the Southern Documentary Fund are pleased to present a free screening of David Mayer's SENIOR NIGHT, a documentary portrait of a high school basketball player's inner thoughts regarding his love of the game. Time is running out for Anthony Peak as he bids his final farewell to a sport he loves. The film is presented as part of the Fresh Docs series featuring documentary works-in-progess; following the screenings, a moderated conversation with the filmmaker will be held, during which the audience provides valuable feedback.


Reel South is a public television showcase for documentaries about the American South, a co-production of SDF, UNC-TV, and SCETV.

Reel South: Season 3

The American South – its history, people, culture, and landscape are infused with a sense of heritage like no place else in the country – or the world. Introducing Reel South, a new anthology series that highlights the masterful, provocative Southern tradition of storytelling, exploring the alluring and complicated region and its diverse voices and points of view. Keep an eye on this space for announcements about the Season 3 line-up and schedule.