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Soul Food Junkies

(DVD - 2013)
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Filmmaker Byron Hurt looks at the past and future of soul food, covering its roots in Western Africa, its incarnation in the American South, and the role it plays in the health crisis in the African American community. Examines the socioeconomics of the modern American diet, and how the food industry profits from producing cheap calories while healthy options remain expensive and hard to find.
Title: Soul food junkies
[videorecording]
Published: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS : Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2013.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (63 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Originally produced as a documentary film in 2012.
Summary: Filmmaker Byron Hurt looks at the past and future of soul food, covering its roots in Western Africa, its incarnation in the American South, and the role it plays in the health crisis in the African American community. Examines the socioeconomics of the modern American diet, and how the food industry profits from producing cheap calories while healthy options remain expensive and hard to find.
Audience: TV parental guidelines rating Not rated.
Awards & Distinctions: Winner, Best Documentary, 2012 American Black Film Festival ; Winner, Best Documentary Feature, 2012 Urbanworld Film Festival.
Local Note: 1
ISBN: 9781608838516
160883851X
Branch Call Number: DVD 641.5929 SOU
Statement of Responsibility: a film by Byron Hurt ; a co-production of God Bless the Child Productions and Independent Television Service (ITVS) in association with National Black Programming Consortium ; produced, directed and written by Byron Hurt
Credits: Original music, Kathryn Bostic ; editor, Sonia Gonzalez-Martinez ; narrator, Byron Hurt.
System Details: DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Other Language: Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject Headings: African American cooking Video recordings. African Americans Food Video recordings. African Americans Social life and customs Video recordings. Food habits United States Video recordings. Food preferences United States Video recordings. Food Social aspects United States Video recordings.
Genre/Form: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films-United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Topical Term: African American cooking
African Americans
African Americans
Food habits
Food preferences
Food
Publisher No: INL61405
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