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A place at the table / Participant Media presents a Catalyst Films/Silverbush production ; a Lori Silverbush/Kristi Jacobson film ; produced by Julie Goldman, Ryan Harrington ; produced and directed by Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush.

Bridges, Jeff, 1949- (Added Author). Chilton, Mariana. (Added Author). Colicchio, Tom. (Added Author). Silverbush, Lori. (Added Author). Jacobson, Kristi. (Added Author). Burnett, T-Bone. (Added Author). Gavin, Madeleine. (Added Author). Gold, Daniel B. (Added Author). Johnson, Kirsten. (Added Author). Goldman, Julie. (Added Author). Harrington, Ryan. (Added Author). Civil Wars (Musical group) (Added Author). Catalyst Films. (Added Author). Silverbush (Firm) (Added Author). Participant Media. (Added Author). Magnolia Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Ro*Co Films Educational (Firm) (Added Author). Jeff Bridges, Mariana Chilton, Tom Colicchio, Ken Cook, Barbie Izquierdo. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kershaw County Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kershaw - Elgin Library DVD 363.8 PLA (Text) 33255003108942 Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Educational edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Magnolia Pictures, [2013]
  • Distributor: Sausalito, Calif. : [Distributed by] Ro*co Films Educational

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released in 2012.
Special features: deleted scenes; cast & crew interviews; deleted interviews; AXS TV : a look at A place at the table; A good day; The full effect : Plum Organics mission to nourish children across America; commentary with directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush and Tom Colicchio.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Daniel Gold, Kirsten Johnson; original music by T. Bone Burnett and the Civil Wars; edited by Madeleine Gavin ... [et al.].
Participant or Performer Note:
Jeff Bridges, Mariana Chilton, Tom Colicchio, Ken Cook, Barbie Izquierdo.
Summary, etc.:
50 million people in the U.S. - 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 examine this issue through the lens of three people who are struggling with food insecurity: Barbie, a single Philadelphia mother who grew up in poverty and is trying to provide a better life for her two kids; Rosie, a Colorado fifth-grader who often has to depend on friends and neighbors to feed her and has trouble concentrating in school; and Tremonica, a Mississippi second-grader whose asthma and health issues are exacerbated by the largely empty calories her hardworking mother can afford.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD; widescreen.
Language Note:
In English with optional subtitles in English SDH, Spanish.
Subject: Video recordings.
DVD-Video discs.
Food security > United States.
Poor > United States.
Hunger > United States.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.

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