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  • Is soul food a sacrament ... or a sin?

    Is soul food a sacrament ... or a sin?

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  • Soul food - an American cuisine

    Soul food - an American cuisine

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  • Fried chicken

    Fried chicken

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  • Collard greens and candied yams

    Collard greens and candied yams

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  • Rice and beans

    Rice and beans

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  • Soul food dinner

    Soul food dinner

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  • Donnie Northern, Baton Rouge, LA

    Donnie Northern, Baton Rouge, LA

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  • Soul food

    Soul food

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  • Filmmaker Byron Hurt with his mother, Frances Hurt, and sister, Taundra Hurt

    Filmmaker Byron Hurt with his mother, Frances Hurt, and sister, Taundra Hurt

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The Film

Filmmaker Byron Hurt explores the upsides and downsides of soul food, a quintessential American cuisine. Soul Food Junkies explores the history and social significance of soul food to black cultural identity and its effect on African American health, good and bad. Soul food will also be used as the lens to investigate the dark side of the food industry and the growing food justice movement that has been born in its wake.

The Filmmaker

  1. Byron HurtProducer/Director