Please contact Kelly Marshall at [email protected] to learn how you can host a screening of the Southern Exposure Film Fellowship films for your organization, university or school group, colleagues, church, or others who may be interested.


VIRTUAL PREMEIRE SCREENING OF THE 2021 FILMS


Thursday, September 30 from 6- 8 pm

with our friends at Alabama Public Television

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UPCOMING SCREENINGS


2020 FILMS UPCOMING SCREENINGS:


See A Fisher's Right to Know and The Accidental Environmentalist: Catherine Flowers at

THE ROSE FOUNDATION FILM FESTIVAL

September 1 - 21, 2021 virtual and September 18, 2021 for special live event


See From the Mountains to the Ocean: Turtles of Alabama at

WILDLIFE CONSERVATION FILM FESTIVAL

October 2021

See The Accidental Environmentalist: Catherine Flowers at

CLIMATE CRISIS FILM FESTIVAL

November 2021


PAST SCREENINGS OF THE 2020 FILMS

WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL

EARTHX FILM FEST

ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL AT YALE

WILDLIFE CONSERVATION FILM FESTIVAL

INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL

NORTH DAKOTA HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL

FORT MYERS FILM FESTIVAL

BLUE WATER FILM FESTIVAL

LOOKOUT WILD FILM FESTIVAL

SIDEWALK FILM FESTIVAL




My favorite part of Southern Exposure was meeting so many amazing people. I had a lot of fun making my film and traveling to some of the many beautiful areas of Alabama. I love what Southern Exposure represents and was honored to be a part of it!

—Mindy Keeley, 2014 Fellow

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Having the chance to explore Alabama's natural landscapes, the mentorship and peer-critique process within a diverse group of filmmakers, and the networking opportunities the process brought with it gave me such a positive experience with a group of peers whose friendship and work I truly value.

—Rhonda Chan Soo, 2013 Fellow

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Southern Exposure was an amazing experience – learning about the pressures on the environment, being embraced by Alabama's community of environmental advocates, soaking in beautiful natural treasures, spending a summer with a talented group of filmmakers – I couldn't recommend it more.

—Emily Fraser, 2013 Fellow

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They made it really easy for us to fall in love with Alabama, especially as first timers. I think they also made it really easy for us to become concerned about this beautiful place because they opened our eyes to a very diverse range of pressing environmental needs here.

—Liza Slutskaya, 2016 Fellow and 2018-19 Program Coordinator

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My experience in Alabama in 2014 had a profound impact on me as a filmmaker, but more importantly I linked up with a great posse of friends and collaborators.

—Chris Jones, 2014 Fellow

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Through the personalized mentorship and support provided throughout the fellowship, I truly grew as a filmmaker, producer and storyteller, and was able to explore the beauty of Alabama. The fellowship definitely provided the steppingstones to my current career path as a video producer.

—Kaitlin McMurry, 2018 Fellow

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Run by an amazing group of experienced filmmakers & passionate advocates, it's impossible to leave this program without an impressive film for your portfolio and meaningful connections to those fighting for important issues across Alabama. I wish I could be a part of this fellowship every summer!

—Celine Francois, 2021 Fellow

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I truly believe that Southern Exposure is a MUST for young, southern documentary filmmakers with interests in the realm of Social and Environmental Justice. Not often do you get an opportunity like this in the South, especially one of such value and importance.

—Jeb Brackner, 2019 Fellow

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This opportunity allowed me to grow as a professional in the world of environmental filmmaking & gave me skills + insights on how I can use film & media to be a powerful advocate of the natural world. I gained a better appreciation for the culture, people & nature of the beautiful state of Alabama!

—David Diaz, 2018 Fellow

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