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


Soul of the Kitchen

See how Juneteenth is celebrated in Natchez, Mississippi, following three generations of Black women who carry on the tradition of sharing recipes orally rather than via written instructions.

This film is by Kat Hernandez, a writer, video storyteller, and graduate journalism student at the Craig Newmark School of Journalism in New York City. She has worked with food as both a pastry chef and food journalist, and was a 2019 SFA summer film intern. Kat aspires to tell stories about the complex history and relationships individuals and communities have with food.

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