Southern Lens is a showcase for independent film from and about the South, culled from film festivals and presented by South Carolina ETV. By turns warm, humorous, compelling, and heart-breaking, each film presents a place and time in Southern culture as seen through the eyes of one filmmaker. Watch films on Thursdays at 9:00 pm. Southern Lens follows ETV's Carolina Stories series.
Southern Lens - Upcoming Films
Thu at 9:00 pm|
Troxler’s Truckers: Memories of Vietnam
Calling themselves “Troxler’s Truckers” after their commanding officer, the Army Reserve unit known as the 319th Transportation Company was sent to the Vietnam War in 1968. During their eleven month tour of duty they drove their trucks over one million miles delivering ammunition, supplies and soldiers to bases around South…
Thu - May 30|
Our Vanishing Americana
In 1999, photographer Mike Lassiter began traveling across North Carolina documenting the hardware stores, groceries, drugstores, theatres and other businesses which have been rapidly fading away in the shadow of "big box" stores. Six years and more than 30,000 miles later, he published a book entitled Our Vanishing Americana. His book inspired…