A Place at the Table Documentary Review


A Place at the Table is a documentary that was released in 2012 that details the current reality of hunger in the United States. Did you know that roughly 50 million people in this country do not know where their next meal will come from? By watching this documentary you will get an overview of this issue and will learn about the social, political, and personal aspects of hunger. The film focuses on telling the stories of three families and their struggles with hunger and food insecurity. These messages, along with comments made throughout the film by others, make the documentary very powerful and worth watching. If you do not know much about hunger in the U.S this is an eye-opening video. If you are familiar with the issue of hunger, you will likely still learn something new and become more motivated to help end hunger in the U.S.

*Also has a companion book by the same name that goes more in depth.