Hey, I'm Swine!
Raleigh, North Carolina
Sol Weiner is a documentarian and folklorist with a passion for telling the stories of political and environmental movements in the U.S. South. Born in San Antonio and raised in Dallas, Sol has lived in the North Carolina Piedmont for the past 7 years. Being very much grounded in both TX and NC—formative places in the Environmental Justice movement—he has witnessed some of the most inspiring people definining for themselves and the body politik what it means to be engaged, political, and, ultimately, southern.
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.
Projects I'm Supporting
Little Evil Bookshop
When the world's most powerful occult leader visits a modest mystic bookshop, its owner must impress him at all costs.
A Room Full of Nothing
In this Swiss Army Man meets Eternal Sunshine adventure an artistic couple's life takes a bizarre turn when they wake up alone in the world.
A young woman reflects on the authenticity of her parents marriage in a staged dinner scene revealing three individual perspectives.
Pay to Stay
A couple take a mini-vacation to repair their relationship, unaware the AirBNB they rented may lead to their untimely end.
Two women set off on separate journeys of self-reflection and contemplation. What happened between them? How did the relationship die?
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.
The Secret Nobody Knows
A woman’s parting gift to a solider reveals the secret to their uncertain future.