SOUTHERN STORYTELLERS
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SOUTHERN STORYTELLERS

Celebrate Southern identity through the eyes of contemporary creators of literature, music, film and television, including authors Jesmyn Ward, Michael Twitty, Angie Thomas and David Joy; poets Jericho Brown and Natasha Trethewey; songwriters Jason Isbell, Lyle Lovett, Tarriona “Tank” Ball, Adia Victoria, Amanda Shires and Justin Moore; songwriter/screenwriter/actor Billy Bob Thornton and songwriter/actress Mary Steenburgen; and screenwriters Qui Nguyen and Michael Waldron.

SOUTHERN STORYTELLERS: Episode 1

Five noted creators of literature, music, and film reveal deep ties to the American South.

Airdate: 7/18/2023

Time: 9:00 – 10:00 PM

 

 

SOUTHERN STORYTELLERS: Episode 2

Six of the South’s native creators take us home to the places that define their work.

Airdate: 7/25/2023

Time: 9:00 – 10:00 PM

SOUTHERN STORYTELLERS: Episode 3

The series continues as Southern creators take us home to the places that define them.

Airdate: 8/1/2023

Time: 9:00 – 10:00 PM

WHO

A new three-episode miniseries from award-winning filmmaker Craig Renaud, it follows some of the region’s most compelling and influential contemporary creators to the places they call home — the communities that fertilize the stories they tell in books, songs, poems, plays, and on screens large and small. Among the featured creatives are some of the most recognized storytellers from the worlds of literature, music, television and film, including novelists Jesmyn Ward, Angie Thomas and David Joy; country music artist Lyle Lovett; poet and memoirist Natasha Trethewey; poet Jericho Brown; musician/songwriter, screenwriter and actor Billy Bob Thornton; singer-songwriters Jason Isbell, Amanda Shires, Thao Nguyen and Adia Victoria; songwriter and actress Mary Steenburgen, screenwriter Qui Nguyen; and author and culinary historian Michael Twitty;.

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July 18, 2023 6:00pm
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