A new Walter Anderson documentary is premiering tonight November 04 2021

Walter Anderson: The Extraordinary Life and Art of The Islander will premiere exclusively on Mississippi Public Broadcasting Television at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4.

The new, intimate and revealing film explores the fascinating life and work of  Walter Anderson. Through poignant family interviews, never-before-seen artwork and breathtaking images from Anderson’s beloved Horn Island, discover the genius who has been called "the South's greatest artist." 

Encore presentations of the film are set for 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6; 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7; 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8 and 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12. Viewers can livestream the documentary during regular air times from the MPB Public Media App, PBS Video App and online at mpbonline.org/television/livestream. For a limited time after Nov. 4, the film will be available to watch on demand at mpbonline.org.

With complete access to the Anderson family archives and the vaults of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art, this moving film brings together much of the artist’s finest work as well as stories from his family that have never been told.