Wednesday, October 31

Pride & Joy Shot List


Joe York's film Pride & Joy premiered to a rapt audience at the 2012 Southern Foodways Symposium in Oxford on October 17. Look for it in Atlanta and Brooklyn in December, and stay tuned for info about additional screenings and film festival appearances.

For now, here’s a shot list of all the characters you’ll meet in the film. (Click the links for oral histories or previous SFA short films about these subjects.)
  • Dori Sanders — peaches — Filbert, SC (SFA founding member; winner of the 2011 SFA Craig Claiborne Lifetime Achievement Award)
  • Rodney Scott — barbecue — Hemingway, SC
  • Lee Ross — caviar — Mississippi River, AR
  • Hardy Brothers — boiled peanuts — Hawkinsville, GA
  • Kendall Shellis — oysters — Apalachicola, FL
  • Thomas Stewart — oyster shucker — New Orleans, LA
  • Will Harris — grass-fed beef — Bluffton, GA
  • Julian Van Winkle — bourbon — Frankfort, KY
  • Ben Lanier — honey — Wewahitchka, FL
  • Allan Benton — country ham — Madisonville, TN
  • Geno Lee — pig ear sandwich — Jackson, MS (winner of the 2009 SFA/Ruth Fertel Keeper of the Flame Award)
  • Rhoda Adams — pies (and little things for the church) — Lake Village, AR
  • Leah Chase — gumbo z’herbes — New Orleans, LA (SFA founding member; winner of the 2000 SFA Lifetime Achievement Award)
  • Cherokee Baptist Church — church supper — Cherokee, NC
  • Martha Hawkins — fried chicken — Montgomery, AL (winner of the 2004 SFA/Ruth Fertel Keeper of the Flame Award)
  • Ida Mamusa – Southern lunch buffet (with a West African influence) — Richmond, VA
  • Slovachek’s Market — kolaches — Snook, TX
  • Earl Cruze — buttermilk — Strawberry Plains, TN (winner of the 2008 SFA/Ruth Fertel Keeper of the Flame Award)
  • Helen Turner — barbecue — Brownsville, TN
  • Bernard Colleton Family — squirrel gravy — Awendaw, SC
  • Red Coleman Family — stew — Coffeeville, MS
  • Sam and Bruce Jones — barbecue — Ayden, NC
  • Gerald Lemoyne — cochon de lait — Avoyelles Parish, LA
  • Bill Best —bean and tomato farmer; seed saver — Berea, KY