Season 2

Shake 'Em On Down

Shake 'Em On Down

Through interviews and never-before-seen footage, delight in the story of Mississippi sharecropper Fred McDowell, the godfather of the North Mississippi style of blues, who was first recorded by Alan Lomax...

Season 2 Episode 212 56m 46s

Enduring Legacy

Enduring Legacy

Little known even in their home state, the Croatians of Lower Plaquemines Parish have used grit and determination to build an oystering industry that has made Louisiana famous. Follow the...

Season 2 Episode 211 26m 46s

Red Wolf Revival

Red Wolf Revival

Three decades ago, the nearly extinct red wolf was reintroduced in North Carolina. While this flagship conservation effort paved the way for reintroducing several other species across the country, today...

Season 2 Episode 210 26m 46s

Private Violence

Private Violence

Private Violence is a feature-length documentary film that explores a simple, but deeply disturbing fact of American life: the most dangerous place for a woman in America is her own...

Season 2 Episode 209 54m 15s

120 Days

120 Days

After an unexpected traffic stop, family man Miguel Cortes faces an agonizing decision. Due to his immigration status, a North Carolina judge has offered Miguel 120 Days to get his...

Season 2 Episode 208 56m 46s

The Last Barn Dance

The Last Barn Dance

 (Encore Presentation) The Last Barn Dance is a short film that follows a dairy farmer's plight to save his farm and a barn-dance tradition his family started nearly 50 years...

Season 2 Episode 207 30m

The Exceptionally Extraordinary Emporium

The Exceptionally Extraordinary Emporium

Come along with colorful characters carrying on a cherished Mardi Gras tradition as they gather at the epicenter of all things costuming—the family-owned Jefferson Variety fabric and craft store. The...

Season 2 Episode 206 26m 46s

State of Eugenics

State of Eugenics

Between 1933 and 1974, the state of North Carolina ran one of the most aggressive eugenics programs, sterilizing more than 7,600 men, women and children. This film follows the journey...

Season 2 Episode 205 56m 46s

Overburden

Overburden

Meet two unforgettable women—a fiery, pro-coal right-winger and a tenacious, environmentalist grandmother—whose lives collide when a mine disaster shatters their community. Filmed over seven years, the pair’s courageous story underscores...

Season 2 Episode 204 60m

Deep Run

Deep Run

Exiled by family and rejected by an ex, 17-year-old Jasmine finds new love and the courage to become Cole, a strong-willed transgender man, in this powerful verité portrait of trans...

Season 2 Episode 203 60m

Eat White Dirt

Eat White Dirt

Discover the oddly spellbinding personal, cultural and scientific history of the deeply transgressive and often misunderstood practice of consuming earth, a phenomenon known as geophagy. The film collects and combines...

Season 2 Episode 202 26m 46s

Soul City

Soul City

Learn the story of a group of civil rights activists who attempted to build a multiracial utopia—Soul City—in the heart of North Carolina’s Klan country during the 1970s. Rich archival...

Season 2 Episode 201 20m 36s