2015 New Release OLD SOUTH will have its broadcast premiere on PBS|WORLD Channel, Tuesday, February 2 at 8pm EST as part of the fourth season of the AMERICA REFRAMEDdocumentary series. The film will be simulcast online with a live chat featuring filmmakers and subject Hope Iglehart.
"OLD SOUTH sheds light on the dynamics of race relations at the community level and offers an example on how to work together as part of the same team. Ultimately, it is a story of hope, reconciliation and healing amidst great odds." - Justine Nagan, Executive Director/Executive Producer of American Documentary
In the aftermath of Ferguson, Baltimore, and Charleston, local and national conversations about race are taking place. But, is it ever easy to speak openly and honestly? How is change made real? How does a community build trust? OLD SOUTH provides a window into the underlying dynamics of race relations that influence so many American communities, and ultimately inspires hope, reflection, and a crucial step forward. In a classic tale of two cities, OLD SOUTH delivers a quiet yet emotionally charged portrait of two communities living on one block in Athens, GA. Steeped in history - one black, one white - each strives to keep their respective legacies relevant in a changing American South.
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