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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.

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Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

A Place at the Table (2012)

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

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critic reviews ( 3 )
  • 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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