WFU graduate’s documentary film examines food delivery systems in African-American communities

Project examines changes in food systems in African-American communities

“Foodways and Roadways,” a 16-minute documenatry developed and produced by Jessica Pic, a graduate of the Wake Forest University Documentary Film Program, and Margaret Savoca, research fellow in the Department of Epidemiology and Prevention at Wake Forest School of Medicine was¬†screened at Wake Forest Biotech Place and gave the audience a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film. The documentary looks at how the¬†construction of a highway in Winston-Salem split the community and displaced about 10,000 families. Over time, a great change in nutrition and meal patterns in these neighborhoods occurred.

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