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Independent Lens | Soul Food Junkies | Trailer | PBS

Duration: 02:11
Program: Independent Lens #1405
Broadcast Date: Dec. 6, 2012

Premiering January 14, 2013 at 10pm ET on PBS. Filmmaker Byron Hurt sets out to learn more about the soul-food tradition and its relevance to black cultural identity. Hurt discovers that the relationship between African Americans and culinary dishes such as ribs and grits and fried chicken is culturally based, complex, and often deadly. Through candid interviews "Soul Food Junkies" puts this culinary tradition under the microscope to examine both its positive and negative consequences. Learn more about "Independent Lens" www.pbs.org

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Post Date: December 6, 2012