Southern Foodways Alliance: New Works by Joe York
Total Running Time: 75 MIN
USA, 2011, 3.5 MIN
This excerpt from the forthcoming feature-length doc, Southern Food: The Movie, chronicles the rise and fall of the lowly mullet, a small fish of the Gulf Coast region that is as loved by many as it is ridiculed by others. Here we get an in-depth look at the annual FloraBama Interstate Mullet Toss, a dead mullet-flinging contest held on the Alabama-Florida border.
USA, 2010, 12 MIN
Made possible by a grant from the Biltmore Estate, this film looks at South Carolina pig farmer and tango enthusiast Emile DeFelice, owner of Caw Caw Creek Pastured Pork.
USA, 2010, 5 MIN
Residents of “The Seafood Capital of Alabama” gather to hear the local Archbishop offer a blessing over the community’s fleet and fisherman whose livelihood is imperiled by the growing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
USA, 2009, 17 MIN
Meet Will Harris of White Oak Pastures in Bluffton, Georgia, a cattle rancher with deep roots in the Deep South. Raising cattle on the same family farm for five generations, Will has rejected the corn-fed, feedlot cattle model in favor of raising grass-fed cattle.
USA, 2010, 17.5 MIN
IN ENGLISH AND VIETNAMESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
A glimpse into the Vietnamese-American shrimping community on the Gulf Coast through the lives of two men, Peter Nguyen and Sau Nguyen, who have persevered through the fall of Saigon, Hurricane Katrina, and the BP oil spill.
USA, 2009, 20 MIN
Welcome to the Big Apple Inn in Jackson, Mississippi, otherwise known as “Big John’s” to its faithful customers. The eatery’s defining duo of pig ear sandwiches and hot smoked sausage sandwiches has kept folks coming back again and again for over 70 years.