A PLACE AT THE TABLE directors Lori Silverbush and Kristi Jacobson

49 million people in the U.S.— including 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 are taking on hunger in the US with their new documentary A PLACE AT THE TABLE, which just opened in theaters and VOD nationwide. SCREEN’s Mike McNamara bumped into this talented duo to chat with him for a few minutes about this landmark film. Please enjoy this interview and share it with your friends, let’s spread the word about A PLACE AT THE TABLE and fighting hunger in the US.

TOP CHEF star Tom Colicchio is on as executive producer with PLACE AT THE TABLE – this issue is dear to him and he had plenty to say to Mac about why this film should be required viewing for every American. Check out his interview here.

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