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Southern voices, true-life tales, insights into Georgia history, politics, theater, and more come to light in podcasts produced throughout the state. Start listening to intriguing discussions about films in Atlanta, books in Thomasville, running in Savannah, true crimes, and much more with a few of our favorite podcasts below.

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Atlanta Jewish Film Festival - In Conversation

In the bi-weekly podcast series "In Conversation," the voices of the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) discuss a variety of themes and topics rooted in Jewish cinema. Hosted by AJFF’s Sara Glassberg and Brad Pilcher, each episode features a special guest and showcases exemplary films, from past AJFF favorites, to hidden gems, new releases, and classics.

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Buried Truths

WABE's Peabody Award-winning Buried Truths podcast acknowledges and unearths still-relevant stories of injustice, resilience, and racism in the American South. Season 1 focused on Isaiah Nixon, voter suppression, and new beginnings. Season 2 tells the story of A.C. Hall, a black teenager mistakenly identified as stealing a gun in 1962, Macon, Georgia. Through A.C.’s story, host Hank Klibanoff examines police privilege, racial conditioning, community activism, and more.

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From the Front Porch

From the Front Porch is a weekly conversation on books, small business, and life in the South produced by The Bookshelf, an independent bookstore in Thomasville, Georgia. Get tips for your next great read from shop owner Annie B. Jones.

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Georgia Public Broadcasting

Podcasts from Georgia Public Broadcasting delve into a wide range of issues and topics, from politics to history, arts and culture. Eight of its offerings include:

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Tortoise & The Hare

The Tortoise & The Hare ultrarunning podcast is based in Savannah, Georgia, and co-hosted by Mike Nadeau and Patrick Reagan. Guests include highly accomplished ultrarunners, and topics include races and running tips.

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True Colors Podcast

Since Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre in Atlanta has been closed because of COVID-19, Artistic Director Jamil Jude has started a podcast to continue to connect with the community. The TrueColorsPodcast is live on Instagram every Thursday, and it's recorded and shared on Facebook and YouTube. Check in to hear discussions with staff, patrons, and artists involved in the theatre and its current season of She Griots, black women storytellers.

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Up and Vanished

The investigative true crime podcast Up and Vanished is hosted by Atlanta filmmaker Payne Lindsey. In Season 1, Payne tackles his first cold case story, the unsolved disappearance of Georgia high school teacher and former pageant queen, Tara Grinstead. The 11-year-old case remains the largest case file in Georgia history and is still unfolding.

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Published: April 2020