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A Place at the Table

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Release Date: March 01, 2013Running Time: 84 mins.
MPAA Rating: PGBox Office: $230,522.00
Genre: Documentary, Historical, Political


Jeff Bridges

Susan Bridges

Tom Colicchio

Lori Silverbush

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Forty-nine million people in the U.S., which includes one out of four children, don't know where their next meal is coming from. The films examines this issue through the lens of three people struggling with food insecurity: Barbie, a single mother who grew up in poverty and is trying to provide a better life for her two kids; Rosie, a fifth-grader who often has to depend on friends and neighbors to feed her and has trouble concentrating in school; and Tremonica, a second-grader whose asthma and health issues are exacerbated by the largely empty calories her hardworking mother can afford. Their stories are interwoven with insights from experts including sociologist Janet Poppendieck, author ... Full Summary >>