This summer SFA begins a Summer Documentary Film Internship program to encourage and nurture emerging documentary filmmakers.
“Through this project, and Ava’s class as a whole, I learned to think like a documentarian.”
Rebecca Lauck Cleary produced her film, Food for Thought, for her Documenting Southern Foodways course with Pihakis Film Fellow Ava Lowrey.
“This is how Choctaws forever have cooked… So, in order to keep it and being able to learn how to cook outdoors, and not move inside, not do the crockpot, not going to the can and opening it up. This is our culture.”
Friday March 31 at 10:30 a.m., Toni Tipton-Martin speaks about her book, The Jemima Code, at Oxford Conference for the Book.
Thomas Ward, author of Out In The Rural, will speak at the University of Mississippi April 19th, 2017.
Join us for screenings of four SFA films by Pihakis Foodways Documentary Fellow Ava Lowrey at the 2017 Oxford Film Festival.
January 25, watch SFA films based in Mississippi, followed by discussion with John T Edge, Joe York, Ron Shapiro, and Alan Arrivee.
Gravy tells the story of the South’s first Community Health Center, started in Mound Bayou, Mississippi, by Dr. Jack Geiger.