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Inspired by the pages of Our State magazine, UNC-TV’s Emmy® Award-winning series celebrates the people and places of North Carolina through immersive documentary films, combining stunning high-definition videography with thoughtful narration and compelling stories.  

New episodes air first Mondays at 9 p.m. The next new episode, Surrounded by Silence/What Say You, premieres Monday, September 12th due to the Labor Day holiday.

Watch the latest new episode, The Secret of the Tomb/The Sweetest Soundonline now!
 

Coming up on Our State:

8/25 - Old Stone House/Roanoke River/Fragile Canvas
Explore the Old Stone House, a 250 year-old architectural marvel in Rowan County. Come along with Bland Simpson as he voyages down North Carolina's "Amazon," the Roanoke River. Then, learn how Rebekah Brown's calling, creating artwork from egg shells, helps her enjoy the gifts and overcome the challenges of life.

9/1 The Best of Our State
Rediscover some of Our State's most memorable films!

9/8 - The Land Beneath His Feet/Gardens of Calvary/Barns Reborn
Learn how Hillsborough novelist and Hollywood soap opera scribe Michael Malone finds his story-telling voice in the South. Next, discover a garden full of botanical curiosities and more at Calvary Episcopal Church in Tarboro. Then, meet Roger Dinger, who deconstructs old barns and transforms the weathered wood into fascinating works of art.

9/12 - Surrounded by Silence/What Say You - NEW EPISODE
Meet Jane Fernandes, President of Guilford College, who never let her deafness limit her, and has now found a home at a Quaker school that values contemplation and silence. Then, Walt Wolfram, Director of the North Carolina Language and Life Project, introduces us to the some of the unique dialects of North Carolina and makes his yearly pilgrimage to Ocracoke Island.

9/15 - Surrounded by Silence/What Say You - NEW EPISODE
Meet Jane Fernandes, President of Guilford College, who never let her deafness limit her, and has now found a home at a Quaker school that values contemplation and silence. Then, Walt Wolfram, Director of the North Carolina Language and Life Project, introduces us to the some of the unique dialects of North Carolina and makes his yearly pilgrimage to Ocracoke Island.

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