Reel South SHORTS

Reel South SHORTS, the digital hive of the PBS series Reel South, showcases the best in Southern short-form and is built on partnerships with the South’s regional film festivals.

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You Can't Stop Spirit

The Mardi Gras Baby Dolls explore themes of identity and sexual liberation in New Orleans.

You Can't Stop Spirit

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Mother(s) & Son

A filmmaker records her wife’s introduction to motherhood, finding purpose in the process.

Mother(s) & Son

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Wonderfully Made

In Dallas, a young Black woman without arms shares her story with thousands online.

Wonderfully Made

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Road to Step

A fraternity’s step team vies for the annual crown on campus.

Road to Step

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A Family That Steals Dogs

Strange experiences and realizations lead a grieving artist to reconsider his identity.

A Family That Steals Dogs

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There Was Nobody Here We Knew

A Virginia, middle-aged immigrant couple contemplates alien life and searches for answers.

There Was Nobody Here We Knew

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Disrupted Borders

A coming-of-age story about two best friends living on the US-Mexico border.

Disrupted Borders

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Bug Farm

Four women bond over crickets, worms, and roaches on an insect farm in Labelle, Florida.

Bug Farm

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A Fine Girl

Brandi, a trans woman of color from New Orleans, strives to open an inclusive salon.

A Fine Girl

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Le Boulanger

Francois starts a bakery in Lafayette, LA with a deep connection to his french culture.

Le Boulanger

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Lipstick and Leather

Three “alt-drag” performers in DC and Baltimore prepare for an upcoming show.

Lipstick and Leather

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History in Pieces

Kent Westbrook's passion collecting ancient relics showcases the history or Arkansas.

History in Pieces

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Darrouzett, TX

Darrouzett, Texas is a 100-year-old homestead community full of hope and nostalgia.

Darrouzett, TX

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Coup d'Etat Math

Four immigrant stories: a fight to be born, to survive, find your place, and to maintain.

Coup d'Etat Math

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Mentor

Tre Singleton mentors a group of young men in West Savannah, GA.

Mentor

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Knocking Down the Fences

The story of AJ Andrews, the first woman to win a Rawlings Gold Glove.

Knocking Down the Fences

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Some Million Miles

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

Some Million Miles