A PLACE AT THE TABLE

Fifty million people in the USA, and one in four children, don’t know where their next meal is coming from. Directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush examine the issue of hunger in America through the lens of three people struggling with food insecurity: Barbie, a single mother in Philadelphia, grew up in poverty and is trying to provide a better life for her two kids; Rosie, a fifth-grader in Colorado, often depends on friends and neighbors to feed her and has trouble concentrating in school; and Tremonica, a second-grader in Mississippi, has asthma and health issues that are exacerbated by the largely empty calories her hardworking mother can afford.

Directed by: Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush

Year: 2013

Runtime: 84 minutes

Country: USA

Rated: PG

Recommended for Grades: 6+

Where to Watch

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