A PLACE AT THE TABLE

TableDVDWell-intentioned doc co-directed by Lori Silverbush & Kristi Jacobson explores the problem of hunger in America.

It looks like such a paradox: obesity yet starvation? But the experts assembled by Silverbush & Kristi Jacobson unpack it for us: too many Americans–way too many American children–are fed junk food because junk food is cheap whereas veggies are way more expensive (& often inaccessible in urban food desserts).

And this is not just the way it is; this is because of the weird way our government distributes subsidies. But what to do…? (JLH: 3.5/5)

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Interview subject Barbie Izquierdo (right) is a single mother in Philadelphia who struggles every day to feed her two young children.

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