Southern Documentary Fund
Projects We're Supporting
All across the South, numerous unmarked slave burial sites and historic African-American cemeteries have become hidden over time.
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The Book Keepers
A father and son crisscross the country to fulfill a dying wish, ensure a legacy and find solace after tragic personal loss.
Swine Country: A Community Polluted Fighting For Change
In eastern North Carolina, animals are sick, fish are dying, and people are fighting to make sure they aren't next.
The Last Partera
A 95-year-old midwife passes on her wisdom to a new generation of Costa Rican women fighting for their right to choose how they give birth.
Black Beach/White Beach: A Tale of Two Beaches
Racial tensions rise in Myrtle Beach, SC, with 2 competing motorcycle festivals - one black, one white - in a historically segregated town.
The Rise and Fall of Liberty
A story about an iconic tobacco warehouse, a community of artists, and developers who are threatening the soul of a southern city.
The Ties That Bind
When the youngest sibling unexpectedly “gets real”, an uneasy yet courageous journey of transformation ensues for a Southern family.
Overland: A Documentary Experience
Enter the wild with our cast of falconers as they partner with their birds of prey to hunt in some of the world's most majestic landscapes.
Olympic Pride, American Prejudice
In 1936 when 18 Black athletes participated in the Berlin Olympic Games, history forgot all except one. This is the story of the other 17.