Reel South SHORTS

Winners of the Reel South SHORT Award and other digital short films programmed year-round.

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REEL SOUTH

Cowgirl Up

A cowgirl strives to be the first African-American woman in the National Finals Rodeo.

Cowgirl Up

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REEL SOUTH

The Woman Who Was in Love With Seashells & Other Stories

North Carolina's coastal residents choose a life against the current in order to stay.

The Woman Who Was in Love With Seashells & Other Stories

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REEL SOUTH

Station 15

Troubled by storms, a New Orleans highschooler investigates her city's infrastructure.

Station 15

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REEL SOUTH

A Chip off the Old Rock

Reverence for a rock can turn a college town into a hard place.

A Chip off the Old Rock

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REEL SOUTH

A Penny For Your Thoughts

The animated diary behind the 1972 assassination attempt of George Wallace.

A Penny For Your Thoughts

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REEL SOUTH

The Country Priest

The impending border wall threatens a chapel and a local priest in Mission, Texas.

The Country Priest

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REEL SOUTH

The Basin

Reckless development forces crawfishermen to speak out to save their way of life.

The Basin

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REEL SOUTH

Cotton Plant

A teetotalling Arkansas mayor hopes medical marijuana will save his dying town.

Cotton Plant

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REEL SOUTH

SIGNS

A short film exploring the vandalism of signs in Mississippi marking Emmett Till’s death.

SIGNS

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REEL SOUTH

The Derby

A portrait of workers and revelers at the fastest 2 minutes in sports, the Kentucky Derby.

The Derby

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REEL SOUTH

Uniontown

Activists in rural Alabama band together to take on big industry and passive politicians.

Uniontown

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REEL SOUTH

As In Death

A 9-1-1 operator is spurred to act by the wrongful death of a child years ago in Durham.

As In Death

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Some Million Miles

An intimate portrait of addiction and recovery atop Sand Mountain in rural Alabama.

Some Million Miles