WFU graduate’s documentary film examines food delivery systems in African-American communities
October 18th, 2013
“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.