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“Soul Food Junkies” Film Night & Food Party | Oakland

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Event is free, prepared food will be there to purchase.

Oakland Asian Cultural Center | 388 9th Street, Oakland, CA

Join a screening of Byron Hurt’s Soul Food Junkies, a film which explores the history and social significance of soul food to black cultural identity and its effect on African American health, good and bad.

Free, but RSVP is required.

Soul food will also be used as the lens to investigate the dark side of the food industry and the growing food justice movement that has been born in its wake.

  • 6:00 pm – Enjoy delicious food from local chefs (for purchase)
  • 6:45 pm – Film Screening of Soul Food Junkies
  • 7:45 pm – Panel Discussion w. Director Byron Hurt + Local Leaders

The panel will include:

  • Byron Hurt, Director of Soul Food Junkies and Hip Hop: Beyond Beats ad Rhymes
  • Ashara Ekundayo, Co-founder of Hub Oakland and Green for All Fellow
  • Dr. Gail P. Myers, Founder of Farms to Grow
  • Doria Robinson, Executive Director of Urban Tilth
  • Moderated by Saqib Keval, Founder of the People’s Kitchen

Parking: There’s a $2/hour lot just beneath the auditorium that’s open until midnight. Conveniently located next to the 12th Street BART station.

Event Details

Cost: FREE*
*Event is free, prepared food will be there to purchase.


Categories: East Bay, Movies
Address: 388 9th Street, Oakland, CA
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