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St. Helena Island, South Carolina - 2018
DISCOVER Season 1
In Whittier, Alaska tour guide Erin spends the long winter drinking in the towns one bar with the other handful of year-round residents, biding her time until tourist season rolls around again. There she meets Tracy, a newlywed from the big city (Anchorage, that is) on a spontaneous detour with her new husband-- or is she? As the first storm of the season rolls in, Erin takes Tracy on a tour of her little town and its eccentric residents, both living...and otherwise.
60.7731° N, 148.6839° W
Salt Water People spins the legend of Chris King, a 17th Generation Bayman struggling with the pressures of losing his wife, his home, his boat, and his source of income. When Chris’s final fishing trip with his son, Danny, results in a mystical catch from the depths of Chris's past, Chris must choose which he'd rather lose: his son or his mind.
SALT WATER PEOPLE
40.9634° N, 72.1848° W
Strange things have been happening in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Mysterious lights appear in the sky. Odd men in ill-fitting suits arrive in the dead of night. An impossible, red-eyed monster stalks the woods. And at the heart of it all, one young woman tries to find the truth behind a tragedy. Mothman! is a dark comedy about cryptids, conspiracies, and the stories that don't get told.
38.8445° N, 82.1371° W