If anyone's going to inspire us to turn our light summer mood serious and focus our attention on a pressing national food situation, it's Top Chef Tom Colicchio. The award-winning personality, along with Jeff Bridges, is spilling the tea on the widespread hunger problem afflicting 50 million Americans in A Place At The Table.
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Starring Academy Award® winner Jeff Bridges (Founder of The End Hunger Network; Crazy Heart, The Big Lebowski) and Emmy® Winning Producer Tom Colicchio (TV’s “Top Chef”), the “shocking” (The Huffington Post) film also features insights from experts including Sociologist Janet Poppendieck, Author Raj Patel (“Stuffed and Starved), Nutrition Policy Leader Marion Nestle and activists including Witness to Hunger’s Mariana Chilton.
With 50 million people in the U.S., including one in four children, not knowing where their next meal is coming from, this gripping documentary asks viewers to discuss how not only are our nations stomachs affected by hunger, but also our economy, society and culture. A Place At The Table “explains with devastating simplicity why so many go hungry in a country with more than enough food to go round” (London Evening Standard).