Soul food junkies / 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.
Originally produced as a documentary film in 2012.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Original music, Kathryn Bostic ; editor, Sonia Gonzalez-Martinez.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Byron Hurt.
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.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Winner, Best Documentary, 2012 American Black Film Festival ; Winner, Best Documentary Feature, 2012 Urbanworld Film Festival.