Just off Nolensville Pike on the southern outskirts of Nashville lies Little Kurdistan — a thriving community of Kurdish immigrants and new generations of Kurdish-Americans. Little Kurdistan explores this community through the stories of four residents, two businesses, and a lot of delicious food.
Just a few miles south and somewhere between Auburn and Opelika, Alabama, Randle Farms spreads over 230 rolling acres.
In the late 1950’s, fife and drum legend Otha Turner began hosting annual Labor Day picnics at his property in Gravel Springs, Mississippi.
Just off of Nolensville Pike on the southern outskirts of Nashville lies Little Kurdistan—a thriving community of Kurdish immigrants and new generations of Kurdish-Americans. Watch the trailer for our upcoming Southern Foodways Alliance documentary film, Little Kurdistan, which will premiere at our 2016 summer symposium in Nashville.
SFA screened our 100th film this weekend. We extend sincere thanks to those who’ve steadily supported our film work.
Last week I packed up our SFA film equipment and headed to Music City to explore the growing Kurdish community, known as Little Kurdistan.
Dalton Stevens has been creating folk art with buttons for over 20 years, becoming known as “The Button King.” Pihakis Film Fellow Ava Lowrey documents his story in a short film that will screen at the Oxford Film Festival February 19 and 20.
Pihakis Fellow Ava Lowrey’s film Button King will screen this Saturday at the Indie Memphis Film Festival.