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Award-winning Soul Food Junkies at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum is showing Soul Food Junkies, a 64 minute documentary by filmmaker Byron Hurt on Sunday, April 6th at 2 p.m. The film looks at the past, the present and the future of soul food from its origins in West Africa to the American South. It’s impact on the health crisis in the modern American diet and the low cost of calories to the high cost of healthy options. Soul Food Junkies is the 2012 Winner Best Documentary, American Black Film Festival.

Soul Food Shack
courtesy of Morgue File

Panel discussion follows with:

  • Sarah Buzogany, Food Access Coordinator, Baltimore City Office of Sustainability
  • Denzel Mitchell, Founder and Farm Manager, Five Seeds Family Farm and Apiary
  • Councilman Nick J. Mosby, 7th District Councilman, founder of the “Get Fit with Councilman Mosby” Challenge and Baltimore Ambassador for First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Campaign
  • Michael J. Wilson, Director, Maryland Hunger Solutions
  • Naijha Wright, Restaurateur, Land of Kush

Cost: Admission to the Reginald F. Lewis Museum – RSVP requested

Reginald F. Lewis Museum – 830 E. Pratt Street – Baltimore Md 21202 443-263-1800

Learn more about this event and film www.rflewismuseum.org/event/2014/soul-food-junkies

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