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Join our community of curious, cultured viewers attending our virtual events. After every feature, we host a lively, engaging virtual discussion with a panel of filmmakers and experts; audience participation is encouraged. Learn more about our upcoming screenings below and watch discussions from our past events.

Upcoming Events

Friday, April 16, 7-8 PM | Black Issues Forum Twitter Chat

Host Deborah Holt Noel and panelists discuss the killing of Daunte Wright, affordable housing and mental health, Friday, 7 PM on PBS NC and the PBS Video app.

Join us on Twitter during tonight's episode, then stay online as we continue the conversation with this week's expert guests:

  • La'Meshia Whittington, deputy director at Advance Carolina and campaigns director for NC Black Alliance
  • Jesse McCoy, supervising attorney for the Duke Civil Justice Clinic
  • Dr. Anthony Andrews, licensed clinical mental health counselor; co-owner of Andrews Counseling and Consulting


We invite you to share your reflections about the episode and ask questions of the experts on Twitter using #BlackIssuesForum.

Tuesday, April 20 at 10:30 AM | Invest in What You Love Best: A Free Seminar About Planning Your Estate

Join Attorney Sue Haberberger of Young Moore Attorneys for a courtesy Zoom seminar: Protecting Your Family & Your Passions with an Estate Plan. She’ll share the wisdom of building an estate plan and answer questions from loyal donors and members like you, helping you consider your family and philanthropic goals.

Learn more about Attorney Sue Haberberger and Estate Planning and the PBS NC Legacy Society.

Tuesday, May 4 at 7 PM | I Am Not Going To Change 400 Years in Four from Independent Lens

PBS North Carolina, Independent Lens, the State Library of North Carolina and RiverRun International Film Festival present a special event - In Conversation with District Attorney Satana Deberry.

Join us for a special screening of I Am Not Going To Change 400 Years in Four, a moving docu-short film following Satana Deberry's journey from the campaign trail to the district attorney's office. 

Following the screening, we will host a virtual one-on-one conversation with Durham District Attorney Satana Deberry. Guests are encouraged to ask questions via the chat feature.

Past Events & Panel Discussions

Missed a panel discussion? Just want an encore? Explore recordings of past event discussions, here.

Muni | REEL SOUTH Screening and Panel Discussion

Following the film screening on March 30, REEL SOUTH series producer Nick Price hosted an engaging discussion with filmmaker Paul Bonesteel, and golfer C.Y. Young (featured in the film), highlighting how this story came to film, the history of the groundbreaking Skyview Annual Pro Am Golf Tournament and the state of golf in Asheville today.

Discussion | The Power of Personal Storytelling

Jeff Polish, executive director of The Monti, moderated a discussion on the power of personal storytelling with our panelists, Omisade Burney-Scott and Sabrina Saleha, who are featured in The Story of Us, NC, a half-hour special featuring North Carolinians using their voices to tell stories to inspire, entertain and paint a portrait of modern America.

Discussion | Coded Bias Independent Lens Preview

Following a preview of the Independent Lens film, Coded Bias, PBS North Carolina COO Shannon Henry moderates a virtual discussion with our panelists: Dr. Kemafor Ogan, North Carolina State University, Dr. Sarra Alqahtani, Wake Forest University and Dr. Hai "Helen" Li, Duke University.