A Place At The Table Analysis

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The documentary “A Place at the Table,” features interviews of individuals who share their experiences and stories that lead to them becoming dependent on outside sources to provide food in order for them to survive. Not all cases of food insecurity occur in demographics of people who are unemployed, which is exemplified by a government employed police officer, Adam Appelhanz. “It was always kind of a prideful thing, that I never need anybody’s help. Unfortunately, I haven’t received a pay raise in four years. What I used to spend on a month in groceries, now gets me about two weeks,” explained Appelhanz, who is now visiting his local food bank in order to help make ends meet. The officer later further explains the negative connotations behind

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