May 21, 2013
Film to be part of Sacramento's Hunger Action Week


It turns out that the 21st century is just as much a party to hunger issues than its predecessor.

That much is the gist of the documentary "A Place at the Table," which screens May 29 & 30 and June 1 at the Crest Theatre. The Sacramento Hunger Coalition is presenting a showing of the film tonight at 6, followed by a panel discussion as part of Hunger Action Week.

In the film co-directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush cast the lens at three individuals living in the U.S. Each are struggling to put food on the table.

The Crest is at 1013 K St., Sacramento

Their stories are interwoven with insights from experts like sociologist Janet Poppendieck and nutrition policy leader Marion Nestle. Actor Jeff Bridges and other persons of note are interviewed in the documentary.

A Place at the Table
When: 7:30 p.m., May 29, 30 and June 1; special showing, panel discussion, 6 tonight
Where: Crest Theatre, 1013 K St., Sacramento
Tickets: $9:50

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