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.
A native of Alexander City, Alabama, Ava’s films often focus on her Southern roots, sharing untold stories centered in the South.