Southern Culture Films

Richard Johnston’s ferocious one-man-band performances captivate, amaze, and astound audiences. He plays around the world, but his home stage is the sidewalk along Beale Street. Johnston went to north Mississippi to hear Hill Country blues music in its natural setting and learned from masters of the music like R. L. Burnside and Jessie Mae Hemphill.SHOW ME NOW

Birmingham loves barbecue. There are more barbecue restaurants per capita in Birmingham than most other cities. Many of them have long-standing reputations for unique recipes and excellent food and nine of the best are featured here. This documentary has been broadcast several times on Alabama Public Television and it was featured in 2008 at the New York City Food Film Festival.SHOW ME NOW

American Gospel Quartet Convention 2001

Hard-driving rhythms and sweet harmonies from the ninth annual American Gospel Quartet Convention organized by George W. Stewart and held in Birmingham, Alabama during January of 2001. Artists featured include Clarence Fountain of the Blind Boys of Alabama.SHOW ME NOW

Scrambled Films - Sidewalk Scramble Production

Follow three teams in the Sidewalk Scramble, a weekend film competition. All three teams we followed won awards for their short films. Daniel Scheinert of “Everything Everywhere All at Once” fame is one of many talented filmmakers featured. Scheinert was in high school then.SHOW ME NOW