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Sunday, May 5: "A Place at the Table" film discussion

The Grand Cinema

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The documentary A Place at the Table explains the issue of hunger in the United States and the social, cultural and economic implications that come with it. In the midst of many social and class related problems in the U.S., hunger should be among of the easiest to solve. The film carefully explains the systems in place that allow food insecurity to continue affecting families.

The Grand Cinema will be showing A Place at the Table May 3-9. Following the 4:20 p.m. showing May 5, The Emergency Food Network's Executive Director Helen McGovern will join The Grand Cinema for a post-film discussion. The Emergency Food Network is an organization devoted to connecting 67 food banks and hot meal sites to over 1,300,000 clients in the Puget Sound area.

Read Kelsey Hilmes' full feature on A Place at the Table in Northwest Military's Music & Culture section.

A PLACE AT THE TABLE FILM DISCUSSION, 4:20 p.m., Sunday, May 5, The Grand Cinema, 606 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma, $4.50-$9, 253.593.4474

Kelsey Hilmes is a Marketing Intern at The Grand Cinema

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