Counter Histories: Rock Hill

In January 1961, a group of young men were arrested in Rock Hill, South Carolina, following a peaceful attempt to desegregate the McCrory’s lunch counter.

All Fried: Carolina Fish Camps

Our latest SFA documentary, All Fried: Carolina Fish Camps, explores the relationship between Charlotte’s textile mill communities and the Carolina fish camps the region has become known for.

SST 598: Part Of It

“Through this project, and Ava’s class as a whole, I learned to think like a documentarian.”

SST 598: Food For Thought

Rebecca Lauck Cleary produced her film, Food for Thought, for her Documenting Southern Foodways course with Pihakis Film Fellow Ava Lowrey.

Muddy Pond Sorghum

Tyler Jones and 1504 present a short film about the Guenther family of Monterey, Tennessee, and their Muddy Pond sorghum syrup.

Sapelo Red Peas

Residents of the Hog Hammock community in Sapelo Island, Georgia, believe that the Geechee Red Pea is their key to economic development.