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SC Grandmother Fights HIV/AIDS in PBS Film

February 23, 2016 - Posted in ETV by G. Rawls
Wilhemina Dixon, worries about her granddaughter Dayshal, born HIV positive

Meet Wilhemina Dixon from Williston, South Carolina, a one-woman army fighting for her family’s survival, in a new film from Independent Lens . Wilhemina’s War shows the devastating toll of the scourge of HIV/AIDS, one of the leading causes of death for black women in the...

Bending Sticks

February 19, 2016 - Posted in ETV by G. Rawls
Artist Patrick Dougherty's Rock Hill, SC installation.

The film Bending Sticks celebrates the twenty-five year career of internationally renowned environmental artist Patrick Dougherty, who has created hundreds of monumental, site-specific sculptures out of nothing more than saplings. The film follows the artist and his...

Can’t Stop the Water

February 17, 2016 - Posted in ETV by G. Rawls
A homeowner stands in water surrounding her home.

Behind Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill, there is a much larger, more devastating problem: the loss of thousands of miles of marshlands protecting the Gulf Coast. Southeast Louisiana is the fastest disappearing landmass on earth. As its fertile lands are destroyed,...

NPR'S "Here and Now" to broadcast live from SC Public Radio's studios

February 16, 2016 - Posted in ETV by G. Rawls
Jeremy Hobson and Robin Young of HERE AND NOW.

Here and Now , the weekday news program from NPR, will broadcast live from the S.C. Public Radio studios Thursday, Feb. 18 and Friday, Feb. 19. The program will be covering the day’s news, with an emphasis on both upcoming South Carolina primaries. Co-hosted by award-...

Film Reveals the Controversial Life and Work of SC Author

February 16, 2016 - Posted in ETV 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...

Counter Histories: Rock Hill

February 13, 2016 - Posted in ETV 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...

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW will air three Charleston-based episodes

February 11, 2016 - Posted in ETV 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 15 th , 22 nd and 29 th at 8 PM as part of its new 20 th anniversary season. The 13-time Emmy® nominated series came to Charleston in August of 2015 as part of its six-city summer...

Cotton Road

February 5, 2016 - Posted in ETV 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. Americans consume nearly 20 billion new items of...

Tommy! The Dreams I Keep Inside Me

January 28, 2016 - Posted in ETV 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...

The Last Barn Dance

January 25, 2016 - Posted in ETV 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. Randy Lewis has seen almost every other family farm close its doors in Alamance County, North Carolina. With rising...

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

January 20, 2016 - Posted in ETV 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...

Gov. Nikki Haley and Mayor Joe Riley Recount Charleston Tragedy on ETV

January 15, 2016 - Posted in ETV by G. Rawls
Gov Haley and Mayor Rile with Mark Quinn

Governor Nikki Haley left a message for Senator Clementa Pinckney when she heard there had been an incident at his church offering assistance. It was a normal legislative day, and she believed he was still in Columbia. She said it never crossed her mind that he would never...

South Carolina ETV to Continue Live S.C. Legislative Coverage

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV by G. Rawls
State House

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, January 7, 2016 New web components and radio recaps also available The South Carolina Legislature will be seen live Tuesdays-Thursdays on the ETV World Channel beginning January 12, 2016. State House Today coverage follows the session times...

SCETV's Dean Byrd Wins Education Award

October 30, 2015 - Posted in ETV
Dean Byrd

Dean Byrd, Director of Education at SCETV, has been awarded the SC Association for Educational Technology’s “Making It Happen” award for his outstanding contribution to educational technology in South Carolina. Byrd’s work at ETV brings educational content-on-demand to...

Carolina Classrooms invites audience for Florence TV taping

October 16, 2015 - Posted in Education
Carolina Classrooms

South Carolina ETV is inviting members of the public to be a part of the audience for a special edition of “Carolina Classrooms” dealing with court and legislative decisions regarding South Carolina education. ETV will be taping at Chapman Auditorium at Francis Marion...

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