Last week Buz Kloot and Denise McGill were honored at Broadcast Education Association (BEA) District 2 Regional Conference, where their film “A Better Place: St. Helena, South Carolina” won second place in the Faculty Video Production Competition. Kloot and McGill were co-directors and co-producers for the project, which was released in 2012. It’s an honor to haveContinue reading ““A Better Place” sister film takes BEA honors”
Gullah: The Voice of an Island is a new website about the music of the Gullah people of South Carolina, focusing on the spirituals and praise houses. It has been established by faculty and students at Coastal Carolina University in Many Gullah spirituals retain much of their West African heritage. Like TheGullahProject.org, Voice of an Island worked alongside the PennContinue reading “Gullah: The Voice of an Island”
Since 1947, Chuck Henry has been a dairy and produce farmer on St. Helena Island. Click on the photograph above to join The Gullah Project team as we sit down with Mr. Henry to learn about the rich history of this tight-knit community.
Oyster season starts Oct. 1. The Gullah Project team got an early look at oyster processing from Roddy Beasly owner of Maggioni Seafood, a local business on the island. Click on the photograph above to go behind the scenes of oyster processing.
The first cut of The Gullah Project documentary is getting notoriety. In just two days it’s reached 1,751 people and was featured last night on About Harvest’s official webpage. About Harvest provides quality stories about food and agriculture in order to inform, entertain, and connect the public to the food that is on their plates.Continue reading “The Gullah Project First Cut featured on About Harvest”