SFA Short: Henry Vanegas – Carnitas Po-boy

As part of SFA’s 2017 focus on El Sur Latino we explore a series of dishes across the Southeast that reframe ideas of southern food. A favorite dish at El Lupillo in Gulfport, Mississippi, is the carnitas po-boy, a Mexican-style torta prepared on po-boy roll.

2017 Documentary Video Workshop

SFA launched an annual week-long Documentary Video workshop in Oxford, Mississippi, taught by Pihakis Foodways Filmmaker Ava Lowrey.

SST 598: Part Of It

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

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.

Hominy and Fry Bread

“This is how Choctaws forever have cooked… So, in order to keep it and being able to learn how to cook outdoors, and not move inside, not do the crockpot, not going to the can and opening it up. This is our culture.”