Gullah Gone continues post-pandemic

After a long covid-cation, the Gullah Gone documentary team is back in action. I’ve been back to St. Helena Island to film and get updated footage. For a long time, I stayed away for fear of contaminating someone with COVID. Many of the people I’m filming are at high risk for contracting COVID, and IContinue reading “Gullah Gone continues post-pandemic”

Summer student volunteers advance production

By Kate Chatman Team Gullah is expanding significantly this summer with our largest group of students in history. Ten students from diverse backgrounds get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Gullah Gone: Preserving the Land, Water and Culture of the Sea Islands. Some students are volunteering to enhance their interest in media careers, whileContinue reading “Summer student volunteers advance production”

The Gullah Project accepted to the 14th Annual Female Eye Film Festival

The Gullah Project has been accepted to the 14th Annual Female Eye Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. The Gullah Project will screen in an International Documentary Program block on Wednesday, June 15th. Among the films in this block are The Nike Chariot Earring directed by Karen Audette and feature film Following Kina directed by Sonia Goldenberg followed by aContinue reading “The Gullah Project accepted to the 14th Annual Female Eye Film Festival”

The Gullah Project nominated for Best Documentary at Cape Fear Independent Film Festival

The Gullah Project was nominated for Best Documentary at Cape Fear Independent Film Festival in March. The winner for Best Documentary went to Lee’s 88 Keys, directed by Susan Robbins. She also won the award for Best Female Director. Despite not taking home the award, Cape Fear Independent Film Festival was a huge success for our team. TheContinue reading “The Gullah Project nominated for Best Documentary at Cape Fear Independent Film Festival”

The McKissick Museum presents Shared Traditions: Sacred Music in the South

  The McKissick Museum will present Shared Traditions: Sacred Music in the South on February 26-27 in Columbia, SC. The conference will begin on Friday, February 26, 2016 at 3:30 at McKissick Museum located on the campus of the University of South Carolina. There is will be an artist meet and greet with Anita Singleton-Prather,Continue reading “The McKissick Museum presents Shared Traditions: Sacred Music in the South”