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History & Biography

Within, Within

Filmmaker Kiyoko McCrae retraces her mother and grandmother’s footsteps by returning to her hometown Tokyo and her grandmother’s hometown Kobe. By blending vignettes and stories

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Madie Sue

This is the story of the filmmaker’s grandmother, Mrs. Madie Stanley. She was born in 1939 in Greenville, North Carolina, and was the first and

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The Benson Five

A documentary about the 1968 Benson Affair, when five young black men sought to burn down their town’s KKK headquarters building in Benson, North Carolina,

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Finding Croatoan

Scott Dawson, a native of Hatteras Island, North Carolina searches for evidence to prove the whereabouts of the infamous “Lost Colony” of Roanoke Island –

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Down In the Hollow

Nathan Roark uses hand-cut firewood in his wood stove for warmth and cooking in his hand-built house which he shares with his wife and two

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The Contenders

First-time filmmaker Chris Davis’ The Contenders is a documentary set on the Sea Islands of coastal South Carolina, following the lives of Charles Singleton (62) and his

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Rockfish Stew

We are a documentary company that employs a process and style that poet Ross Gay calls “lyric research”, in reference to Sam Stephenson’s book, Gene Smith’s

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Cumberland Folklife

The Cumberland Folklife series consists of six episodes, all looking at Appalachian handicraft and musical traditions. The cornerstone episode, soon to be completed, is a

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Always in Season

ALWAYS IN SEASON explores the lingering impact of more than a century of lynching African Americans and connects this form of historic racial terrorism to

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Tig

“Good evening, I have cancer,” comedian Tig Notaro famously announced in front of a stunned audience back in 2012, “Everyone having a good time? I

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