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Film “Soul Food Junkies” Examines African American Cuisine and Culture

Film “Soul Food Junkies” Examines African American Cuisine and Culture

| June 25, 2012 | 7 Comments

Soul Food Junkies, a new film by Byron Hurt which will be featured on KQED’s Independent Lens series, had its West Coast premiere in Oakland. Soul Food is both a beloved part of African American culture and a leading cause behind the epidemic of diabetes, heart disease and other health issues. The film details the historical and social influences on soul food and efforts by many to change the eating habits of a whole generation.

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