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Community Cinema - Soul Food Junkies YWCA
Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EST)
Please join us for a FREE Community Cinema screening of Soul Food Junkies.
To many African Americans, soul food is sacrament, ritual, and a key expression of cultural identity. But does this traditional cuisine do more harm to health than it soothes the soul?
Filmmaker Byron Hurt explores the upsides and downsides of soul food, a quintessential American cuisine. Soul Food Junkies explores the history and social significance of soul food to black cultural identity and its effect on African American health, good and bad.
This screening in brought to you in partner with the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
Saturday, January 26, 2013
1 - 3 pm
YWCA Homewood-Brushton Community Center
6907 Frankstown Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
WQED Multimedia brings you Community Cinema, a free monthly documentary screening series on topics important to our community, region, and world. Pittsburgh's Community Cinema provides an opportunity to view films from the award-winning PBS series Independent Lens, prior to their release on television.
Pittsburgh's Community Cinema is an educational forum to explore and discuss the many important and timely social issues featured in the films. Pittsburgh's Community Cinema gives you a chance to share and act. Community Cinema is a lens that sharpens our world view and we're bringing it to you monthly with our community partner, the Girls Coalition of Southwestern Pennsylvania. More information, including a roster of this year's Community Cinema documentaries, at wqed.org/communitycinema