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A Place at the Table

Author: Lori SilverbushKristi JacobsonJeff SkollDiane WeyermannTom ColicchioAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, California : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Examines the issue of hunger in America and proposes new solutions to the problem.

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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lori Silverbush; Kristi Jacobson; Jeff Skoll; Diane Weyermann; Tom Colicchio; Christina Weiss Lurie; Jeffrey Lurie; Julie Goldman; Ryan Harrington; Jeff Bridges; Raj Patel; Joel Berg; Daniel B Gold; Kirsten Johnson; T-Bone Burnett; Madeleine Gavin; Jean Tsien; Andrea B Scott; Civil Wars (Musical group),; Participant Media,; Catalyst Films,; Magnolia Pictures (Firm),; Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 9786315043444 6315043445
OCLC Number: 843331115
Language Note: English dialogue, optional Spanish and English (SDH) subtitles.
Notes: "Magnolia Pictures"--Opening screen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features: Commentary with director Kristi Jacobson, director Lori Silverbush and Tom Colicchio; Deleted scenes; Deleted interviews; Cast & crew interviews; AXS TV: a look at A place at the table; A good day; A place at the table: the book; The full effect: Plum Organics mission to nourish children across America; Theatrical trailer; previews of other films.
Credits: Directors of photography, Daniel B. Gold, Kirsten Johnson ; original music by T-Bone Burnett and The Civil Wars ; editors, Madeleine Gavin, Jean Tsien, Andrea B. Scott.
Performer(s): Featuring commentary from Jeff Bridges, Tom Colicchio, Raj Patel, Barbie, Rosie, Tremonica, David Beckmann, Joel Berg, Mariana Chilton, Rep. James McGovern.
Awards: Sundance Film Festival, Official Selection, 2012.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements and brief mild language.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; wide screen (1.78:1); Dolby Digital 5.1.
Contents: Collbran, CO --
Ashamed --
Subsidize --
Food desert --
Millions hungry --
Classroom inpact --
Child nutrition act --
Living hungry --
Food bank needs --
Cost of hunger --
Love hate relationship.
Other Titles: Place at the table (Motion picture : 2012)
One Nation, Underfed
Responsibility: Participant Media presents a Catalyst Films/Silverbush production ; a Lori Silverbush/Kristi Jacobson film ; executive producers, Jeff Skoll, Diane Weyermann ; executive producers, Tom Colicchio, Christina Weiss Lurie, Jeffrey Lurie ; produced by Julie Goldman, Ryan Harrington ; produced and directed by Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush.
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Examines the issue of hunger in America and proposes new solutions to the problem.

Fifty 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. -- Container.


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