Why obesity is the flip side of hunger
If you’ve ever dropped off a sack of groceries for a food bank or lent a hand at a Church or Synagogue helping prepare dinner for the homeless, keep an eye out for A Place At The Table. It’s a beautifully photographed documentary released last weekend that is certain to garner awards ahead. It’s a special, very human and important film, a pastoral of America that lets you enter the lives and dreams of children and mothers and men caught in a jarring cycle of hunger.
The surprise in a film about hunger in a country where one out of six Americans, the majority the working poor, go hungry at some point is the humor, the love and the determination it captures. You won’t easily forget fifth-grade Rosie or Barbie, the articulate young mother of two, and their stories. Read More→