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'Soul Food' Screened During African American History Month

February 10, 2006 - The Collin County Community College District Auteur Film Series celebrates African American History Month with a screening of "Soul Food" Tuesday, Feb. 21.

The movie is rated R and focuses around the family of Mother Joe that gets together every Sunday for dinner. After dissension grows between two sisters, grandson Ahmad tries to reunite the family. "Soul Food" is the next installment of the Auteur Film Series titled "Food for Thought" which delves into food's theme in film.

The film begins at 7 p.m. at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and seating is limited. The screening is free and open to the public. Following the movie, a panel discussion led by several Collin faculty and staff will be held in order to discuss the film and its themes.

For more information about the Auteur Film Series, contact Collin Humanities and Philosophy Chair Carolyn Perry at 972.881.5140 or e-mail her at

Collin County Community College District serves more than 40,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. In addition, Collin is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.