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Soul Food Junkies
     

Soul Food Junkies

Director: Byron Hurt

Cast: Byron Hurt

 
Filmmaker Byron Hurt examines the soul-food tradition of black culture. Because soul food is often cooked with lots of fat, sugar and salt, it can lead to obesity and other health issues, as happened to Hurt's father, who died at age 63 from pancreatic cancer. Along the way, he talks with soul-food cooks, historians, doctors, and everyday people; and details the

Overview

Filmmaker Byron Hurt examines the soul-food tradition of black culture. Because soul food is often cooked with lots of fat, sugar and salt, it can lead to obesity and other health issues, as happened to Hurt's father, who died at age 63 from pancreatic cancer. Along the way, he talks with soul-food cooks, historians, doctors, and everyday people; and details the socioeconomic conditions in predominantly black neighborhoods that can make it difficult for residents to find healthy food options. ~ Jeff Gemmill

Product Details

Release Date:
03/19/2013
UPC:
0841887018548
Original Release:
2012
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:00:00
Sales rank:
69,423

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Technical Credits
Byron Hurt Director,Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Soul Food Junkies
1. Chapter 1 [:17]
2. Chapter 2 [5:02]
3. Chapter 3 [15:36]
4. Chapter 4 [20:30]
5. Chapter 5 [9:38]
6. Chapter 6 [10:03]
7. Chapter 7 [2:29]
8. Chapter 8 [:00]

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