Director: Roger Ross Williams
Cast: Stephen Satterfield
Join us Wednesday, September 28th at 7:15pm for a screening of Episode 3 of HIGH ON THE HOG, based on the award-winnning book by Jessica B. Harris, who will be in attendance for a Q&A following the screening. Admission is free.
About the Film
Black food is American food. Chef and writer Stephen Satterfield traces the delicious, moving throughlines from Africa to Texas in this docuseries. Episode 3: Our Founding Chefs from mac and cheese to Virginia ham: Jefferson’s and Washington’s reowned enslaved chefs James Hemings and Hercules left the nation hungry for more.
About Jessica B. Harris
Jessica B. Harris is considered by many to be one of the ranking authorities on the food of African Diaspora. A New York Times bestselling author, she is the author, editor, or translator of 18 books, including 12 cookbooks documenting the foodways of the African Diaspora. Her award-winning book High on the Hog, was the basis for the acclaimed Netflix series of the same name.