Valerie June


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.

Hosted by Valerie June, REEL SOUTH is a cooperative documentary series between the South’s PBS-member stations: UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina, South Carolina ETV, Alabama Public Television, Arkansas’ AETN, Louisiana Public Broadcasting, and Virginia's VPM. Support for Reel South is brought to audiences by the National Endowment for the Arts, Center for Asian American Media, and by SouthArts.


Reel South's Season 6 call for entries is now open for filmmakers with films that are based in the South or cover a Southern topic or history beyond our "borders." We are looking for films that focus on the people, issues, and culture of our region. The series showcases films that cover a broad range of topics and filmmaking styles: from public affairs or social issues to more personal or experimental works. Particular topics of interest include social justice and civil rights, the economy, the environment, as well as arts and culture. In terms of style and format, narrated and non-narrated films are considered along with first person or point of view projects, observational films, and news documentaries.

The deadline for submissions is slated for August 20 with potential offers coming before the deadline. We look forward to seeing your film. For more information please click the link below.

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