A Place at the Table

Showtimes

Film runs Fri, Mar 1 through Thu, Mar 7.

Fri, Mar 1

11:15am

Fri, Mar 1

1:15pm

Fri, Mar 1

3:15pm

Fri, Mar 1

5:15pm

Fri, Mar 1

7:15pm

Fri, Mar 1

9:45pm

Sat, Mar 2

11:45am

Sat, Mar 2

1:45pm

Sat, Mar 2

3:45pm

Sat, Mar 2

5:45pm

Sat, Mar 2

7:45pm

Sat, Mar 2

9:45pm

Sun, Mar 3

11:45am

Sun, Mar 3

1:45pm

Sun, Mar 3

3:45pm

Sun, Mar 3

5:45pm

Sun, Mar 3

7:45pm

Sun, Mar 3

9:45pm

Mon, Mar 4

11:00am

Mon, Mar 4

1:00pm

Mon, Mar 4

3:00pm

Mon, Mar 4

5:00pm

Mon, Mar 4

7:00pm

Mon, Mar 4

9:45pm

Tue, Mar 5

11:45am

Tue, Mar 5

1:45pm

Tue, Mar 5

3:45pm

Tue, Mar 5

5:45pm

Tue, Mar 5

7:45pm

Tue, Mar 5

9:45pm

Wed, Mar 6

11:45am

Wed, Mar 6

1:45pm

Wed, Mar 6

3:45pm

Wed, Mar 6

5:45pm

Wed, Mar 6

7:45pm

Wed, Mar 6

9:45pm

Thu, Mar 7

11:45am

Thu, Mar 7

1:45pm

Thu, Mar 7

3:45pm

Thu, Mar 7

5:45pm

Thu, Mar 7

7:45pm

Thu, Mar 7

9:45pm

A Place at the Table
Kristi Jacobson, Lori Silverbush, 2013
USA | Format: DCP | 84 minutes

50 million people in the U.S.—one in four children—don’t know where their next meal is coming from, despite our having the means to provide nutritious, affordable food for all Americans. Directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush examine this issue through the lens of three people who are struggling with food insecurity: Barbie, a single Philadelphia mother who grew up in poverty and is trying to provide a better life for her two kids; Rosie, a Colorado fifth-grader who often has to depend on friends and neighbors to feed her and has trouble concentrating in school; and Tremonica, a Mississippi second-grader whose asthma and health issues are exacerbated by the largely empty calories her hardworking mother can afford.



Ultimately, A Place at the Table shows us how hunger poses serious economic, social and cultural implications for our nation, and that it could be solved once and for all, if the American public decides—as they have in the past—that making healthy food available and affordable is in the best interest of us all.

“Engaging and enraging.” —Variety

Venue: Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center

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