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The SFA’s films celebrate the people and places who enrich the landscape of Southern food and culture.


Rolling Delta Tamales

A portrait of tamale maker Elizabeth Scott, of Greenville, Mississippi, winner of the Ruth Fertel Keeper of the Flame Award. Scott and her husband learned to make tamales after developing a taste for them in Texas, and today six of her children and grandchildren carry on the tradition at their Martin Luther King Boulevard tamale stand.

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