Sidewalk Screens SFA Films

Pihakis Foodways Documentary Fellow Ava Lowrey will screen two films at the 19th annual Sidewalk Film Festival in Birmingham, Alabama.

Nowruz: Rebirth, Renewal, and Repast

Nowruz, or Persian New Year, is an annual secular festival timed to the spring equinox. Feasts served over thirteen days in March celebrate rebirth, renewal, and the rewarding complexities of life.

The Birmingham Greeks

From souvlaki to hot dogs, baklava to snapper throats, and barbecue to meat-and-threes, the South and Greece intertwine in Alabama.

Johnny’s Greek And Three

Meat-and-three, to me, it’s what brings people together. It’s who we are without forgetting our Greek roots.

Red Dog

“They call me the ambassador of Highlands… That means you take care of business, you do what you need to do to make people happy.”

Food Media South Preview: Hanna Raskin

Hanna Raskin of Charleston’s The Post & Courier will walk FMS attendees through a short history of twentieth century food writing.

Food Media South 2017

The 2017 edition of Food Media South takes place on February 25 in Birmingham, Alabama. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, November 16 at noon central time.

The Future of Food Media

Team SFA left Birmingham this Sunday full of gratitude for a successful event and hope for the future of food media.