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Film Reveals the Controversial Life and Work of SC Author

By G. Rawls

Julia Peterkin

The controversial life of South Carolina author Julia Peterkin, the white wife of a plantation owner who won a 1929 Pulitzer Prize for her book, Scarlet Sister Mary, is the subject of the one-hour documentary, “The World of Julia Peterkin: Cheating the Stillness,” which airs Thursday, February 18 at 8:00 p.m. on South Carolina ETV.

Counter Histories: Rock Hill

By G. Rawls

Actors recreate the Friendship 9 at the lunch counter.

Counter Histories: Rock Hill brings 1961 to life through the lives and words of the Friendship 9 whose actions ignited a passion that rose into the famed Freedom Rides, bringing the United States closer to major Civil rights reform.  The film airs Thursday, February 18th at 9:00 p.m. on South Carolina ETV. 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW will air three Charleston-based episodes

By G. Rawls

Nicholas Lowry (left) appraises 1938 Dartmouth Winter Carnival posters in Charleston, South Carolina.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW will air three Charleston-based episodes on South Carolina ETV on February 15th, 22nd and 29th at 8 PM as part of its new 20th anniversary season.

The 13-time Emmy® nominated series came to Charleston in August of 2015 as part of its six-city summer production tour. More than 4,500 guests attended the all-day appraisal event where guests received valuations of their antiques and collectibles from specialists from the country’s leading auction houses and independent dealers.

Cotton Road

By G. Rawls

Farmer Brown points out a cotton bloom and a cotton square.

The film Cotton Road follows cotton from South Carolina farms to Chinese factories to illuminate the work and industrial processes in a global supply chain.  It airs Thursday, February 11th at 8:00 p.m. on South Carolina ETV. 

What is the Reality of Climate Change?

By T. Safdi

Climate Change

CNN’s John King hosts an expert panel as they examine the challenges and impacts of climate change. Extreme conditions, drought, floods, rising seas and hurricanes are part of the conversation.

To watch the full discussion visit South Carolina ETV.

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, February 2016

Charleston Antique Roadshow

Dear Viewers and Listeners:

This month we are excited to present the three episodes of Antiques Roadshow that were taped last summer in Charleston, S.C. So many fascinating items were appraised; several had amazing values placed on them. Be sure to tune in to see the unique objects that were highlighted.

Tommy! The Dreams I Keep Inside Me

By G. Rawls

Tommy working his day job

TOMMY! The Dreams I Keep Inside Me is a touching film about Tommy Onorato, a 60 year-old man with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the life-long dream of singing with a Big Band. Armed with his golden voice and his All-American optimism, Tommy embarks on a quest to have the "world on a string."

The Last Barn Dance

By G. Rawls

dancing at the barn dance

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 ago.  

S.C. And N.C. Public TV Networks Partner for New Film Series

By G. Rawls

multiple Reel South screenshots

The Carolinas’ two statewide public television networks, South Carolina ETV and UNC-TV have partnered with the Southern Documentary Fund to create an exciting new TV showcase for independently produced documentary films about the American South.  The series will air for five weeks on ETV Thursday nights beginning January 28.

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