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Soul Food Junkies

(DVD - 2013 )
Average Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5.
Soul Food Junkies


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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]
Publisher: [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
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