Film, Television & Radio Related to the Gullah Culture


Circle Unbroken (2015) musical documentary, directed by Anita Singleton-Prather

Gullah Traditions of the South Carolina Coast – Published Mar 10, 2015

Gullah of Hilton Head Island, SC – Published: Dec. 14th, 2008

Been Yah: There’s No Place Like Home (2008) documentary movie by Justin Nathanson, narrated by Ron Daise.

Home Across the Water (1992) Produced by Ben Shapiro,,148

Daughters of the Dust (1991) fictional movie directed by Julie Dash;1795277

Gullah Tales (1988) short narrative film

Conrack (1974) starring John Voight based on the book The Water is Wide by Pat Conroy. 


Past, Present and Future of the Gullah Geechee Community Aired 02/12/15 – Palmetto Scene on SCETV

Gullah Love and a Fish Fry in Myrtle Beach Aired: 01/21/14

Saving Sandy Island (2006) Carolina Stories on SCETV  Carolina Stories: Saving Sandy Island about coalition to prevent development on critical Gullah island.

The Water is Wide (2006) Hallmark Hall of Fame made for TV movie. The story of Pat Conroy’s year of teaching at Yamacraw School on an island off the coast of South Carolina.

There is a River (2003) (Episode 1 of PBS Series “This Far by Faith”)

God’s Gonna Trouble the Water (1998) documentary movie

The Language We Cry In (1998) documentary movie

When Rice Was King (1998) SCETV production

Family Across the Sea (1989) SCETV program –,166
Read our summary Gullah delegation visits Sierra Leone

Tales of the Unknown South (1984) produced by SCETV Trilogy of films about race and culture in the Deep South

TV/radio news stories


A Vanishing History: Gullah Geechee Nation – (2016) VICE NEWS

on NPR radio “Finding Priscilla’s Children”






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