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SST 598: Part Of It

“Through this project, and Ava’s class as a whole, I learned to think like a documentarian.”

Merino

Summer Symposium Spotlight | Oliver Merino

Oliver Merino is the Latino New South Coordinator at the Levine Museum of the New South in Charlotte, helping to plan programming that reflects and speaks to the Latino experience of the “New South.”

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SST 598: Food For Thought

Rebecca Lauck Cleary produced her film, Food for Thought, for her Documenting Southern Foodways course with Pihakis Film Fellow Ava Lowrey.

Muddy Pond film opener

Muddy Pond Sorghum

Tyler Jones and 1504 present a short film about the Guenther family of Monterey, Tennessee, and their Muddy Pond sorghum syrup.

Pacino Mancilla

Summer Symposium Spotlight | Pacino Mancillas

Pacino Mancillas is the co-leader of the AC&M Group multicultural marketing agency. The agency connects Charlotte businesses to Latino consumers, and Latino businesses to the wider Charlotte community.

A heifer at the Edwards farm west of Nashville. When they retire, the Edwards will struggle deciding whether to sell their property to other farmers or to developers for a higher price.

Farmer’s Blues

The process of acquiring arable land is not as simple as it used to be — and it’s especially daunting for first-generation farmers.

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When was the last time a random diner assumed they naturally knew more than you about what you wanted to eat or drink—and told you as much?