2018 Fall Symposium: Meet Bill…on Bill

The 2018 Southern Foodways Symposium will have the opening night presentation at Rowan Oak, home of William Faulkner. Watch Bill on Bill, a short doc about curator Bill Griffith, to get into the symposium spirit.

Vishwesh Bhatt: The South I Love

Vishwesh Bhatt is a Southern chef using flavors from his childhood to add to the lexicon of Southern Food. Watch this short film by SFA summer film intern Nicole Du Bois, about Chef Bhatt.

Mixed History

Can you teach history through a cocktail menu? Meet Joe Stinchcomb, the 2018 Fall Symposium Bartender in Residence, who tried to do just that last February in Oxford, Mississippi.

Everybody is Welcome: Meet Pedro Leyva

Look back to an SFA film from last summer, Everybody is Welcome. It profiles Pedro Leyva of Mundo Latino Taco Shop in Oxford, Mississippi.

R.I.P, Donnie “Pen” Travis

Donnie “Pen” Travis, the farmer who was the center SFA’s Gravy podcast episode “A Migration Reversed” passed away in his sleep on June 1, 2018, at the age of 66.

Fife, Drums, and Goats with Otha Turner

The Otha Turner Family Picnic is held annually on Labor Day Weekend, but there’s no reason you can’t roast goat on Memorial Day Weekend. Otha Turner is today’s barbecue film, produced by SFA’s Pihakis Filmmaker Ava Lowrey.

A Spoken Dish: Easter Crawfish

An Easter weekend crawfish boil? Yes, please. Watch Cleta Ellington describe her family’s annual Easter weekend tradition.