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Soul Food Dinner scene

Important Food Scenes in Black Cinema

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Whether we realize it or not, the food showcased in films gives important context to the characters and story. It helps ground the characters in reality. It helps to enhance the story's narrative. And it gives movie-goers a chance to see delicious foods from other cultures. Here are the different ways food appears in Black cinema and how it enhances the story by directly and indirectly speaking to the audience. Read our full movie list.
Juneteenth

In Honor of Juneteenth

Here are 20 Social Justice-Centered Films to Watch Now Juneteenth marks a date of major significance in American history. Why is Juneteenth so important? Juneteenth refers to the emancipation day celebrated by African Americans in the…