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Title Soul food junkies [videorecording] / 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.

Imprint [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS : Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    641.59296 SOU    Available
Edition Widescreen
Description 1 videodisc (63 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally produced as a documentary film in 2012.
Credits Original music, Kathryn Bostic ; editor, Sonia Gonzalez-Martinez.
Performer Narrator, Byron Hurt.
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.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Awards Winner, Best Documentary, 2012 American Black Film Festival ; Winner, Best Documentary Feature, 2012 Urbanworld Film Festival
Subject African American cooking.
African Americans -- Food.
African Americans -- Social life and customs.
Food habits -- United States.
Food preferences -- United States.
Food -- Social aspects -- United States.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Hurt, Byron, 1970-
Bostic, Kathryn.
God Bless the Child Productions.
Independent Television Service.
National Black Programming Consortium.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
PBS Distribution (Firm)
ISBN 9781608838516
Standard No. 841887018548
Music No. INL61405 PBS

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