REEL SOUTH is an anthology documentary series highlighting the best non-fiction storytelling from the region. The series is distributed to public television stations nationally, bringing diverse Southern voices, topics, and points of view into millions of homes. Now wrapping a stellar second season, REEL SOUTH is accepting submissions to Season 3! To learn more, review selection criteria and eligibility requirements, and to… Read more »
baartman, beyoncé and me Black Beach/White Beach: A Tale of Two Beaches The Blue Ridge documentary series The Book Keepers Don’t Get Trouble In Your Mind: The Carolina Chocolate Drops Story The Last Male Standing Swine Country We All Die (working title) Please join us in welcoming 8 new documentaries to the family!
Save The Dates! You won’t want to miss our 4th Annual Artists Convening, coming June 9 – 11, 2017. Stay tuned for more details. The SDF Annual Artists Convening takes place each spring in Durham, NC. Filmmakers from around the South and beyond are invited for a weekend of enlightening workshops, panels, and pitch sessions,… Read more »
The Center for Documentary Studies and the Southern Documentary Fund are pleased to present a free screening of John Whitehead’s film Don’t Get Trouble in Your Mind: the Carolina Chocolate Drops’ Story, a documentary portrait of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, an African-American string band from Raleigh, North Carolina, and their mentor, black fiddler, Joe Thompson (1919—2012)…. Read more »