Reel South


An oddly spellbinding personal, cultural, and scientific history of the deeply transgressive and often misunderstood practice of consuming earth, this film collects and combines the experiences, processes, and explanations of people who eat white dirt with the scientists who study the phenomenon.

Air Date 1/4/17

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A collaboration between UNC-TV and SCETV, and the Southern Documentary Fund (SDF), REEL SOUTH includes half-hour and hour-long independent, documentary films about the American South. The six acclaimed films of the pilot season have recently premiered at film festivals and theaters, building buzz and audiences. REEL SOUTH now brings these films to a national audience hungry for authentic stories from one of the most unique corners of America.
Upcoming Air Dates
  • #103 — Cotton Road |
    Saturday, Jan 28 at 11:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #103 — Cotton Road
    Americans consume nearly 20 billion items of clothing each year, yet few of us know how our clothes are made, much less who produces them. COTTON ROAD follows the cotton commodity from South Carolina farms to Chinese factories, illuminating the people and processes behind a global supply chain. A film by Laura Kissel.
    Saturday, Jan 28 at 11:30pm TPT LIFE
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