Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl

Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl is a hybrid documentary feature film about the late world-renowned author, performer, self-proclaimed Geechee Girl and chef from rural South Carolina, Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor. The film is based on her bestselling work, Vibration Cooking, and her extraordinary collaborations with musicians, artists and writers from the Beat Literary Movement, Black Arts and Black Power Movements, New Black Cinema and her legendary Food as Cultural Memory broadcasts on NPR. Vertamae's story is one of a fearless, creative and imaginative woman who has dared to cross multiple boundaries and live her life out loud.

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Geechee Girl Productions
Los Angeles, CA
TVPRG - NBPC subgrant


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