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See A PLACE AT THE TABLE and help support the Houston Food Bank

On Wednesday, March 27, we are proud to partner with Magnolia Films for a screening of A PLACE AT THE TABLE. 100 percent of all profits from this screening will go to supporting the Houston Food Bank.

See A PLACE AT THE TABLE and help support the Houston Food Bank

On Wednesday, March 27, we are proud to partner with Magnolia Films for a screening of A PLACE AT THE TABLE. 100 percent of all profits from this screening will go to supporting the Houston Food Bank.

A PLACE AT THE TABLE explores the disparity between our nations’ resources and the number of people that go hungry every day in our country. Here’s the synopsis:

Despite the fact that our nation has the means and resources to feed every hungry mouth, it's estimated that one in four American children doesn't get enough to eat.

If we possess the capability to provide these starving children with a nutritious diet but fail to do so, what does that say about us as a society?

Barbie is a single mother from Philadelphia who knows how it feels to go to bed hungry. As a young girl she rarely knew where her next meal would come from, and she's determined that her two children will never face that uncertainty.

Famished Colorado second-grader Rosie has difficulty concentrating in school and relies on the kindness of others to fill her plate, while Mississippi grade-schooler Tremonica finds her asthma aggravated by the only meals that her mother can afford -- which are decidedly lacking in nutrients.

In addition to talking with the people affected by hunger on a daily basis, Jacobson and Silverbush also speak with sociologist Janet Poppendieck, nutrition advocate Marion Nestle, Witness to Hunger's Mariana Chilton, Academy Award winner Jeff Bridges, and various others about this widespread problem and the potential solutions.

Help support local families in Houston by attending a screening of A PLACE AT THE TABLE at either Mason Park or Vintage Park on Wednesday, March 27.

Buy your tickets here!

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