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A Place at the Table

PG| 1 hr. 24 min.

Plot Summary
An examination of the issue of hunger in America focuses on the plight of three individuals from different parts of the country who struggle to find adequate nutrition.


Directors: Kristi Jacobson , Lori Silverbush

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

A Place at the Table (2012)

Release Date: March 1st, 2013|1 hr. 24 min.

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  • In addition to the dismaying facts and figures is a fuller sense of what hunger can look like, and feel like, among the millions of Americans classified as "food-insecure" — those who may not know, for themselves or their children, where the next meal will come from. show more

  • A good documentary that is good for you. The bad news is that broccoli and bananas are neither available nor affordable for many Americans. That's the message of Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush's A Place at the Table, a necessary report on the national issue of hunger. show more

  • The film bolsters its case with plenty of facts, charts and expert testimony - evidence typical of this sort of advocacy documentary. But what makes the movie compelling is its focus on a handful of victims, who make the statistics painfully real. show more

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  • March 02, 2013 laurasweet2006
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    Do you like great characters and great story-telling, along with beautiful cinematography and a gorgeous soundtrack? Then go see \"A Place at the Table.\" This is a riveting and important documentary that shows that we all pay a huge social cost by having so many underfed and undernourished citizens.

  • March 01, 2013 uup116
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    Where is the documentary on MANDATORY BIRTH CONTROL or VOLUNTARY STERILIZATION? This would fix 90% of the countries issues.

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