by Robin D. Everson
A screening of the newly-released documentary “Lunch Hour” will be held at 7:30 p.m., Thurs., May 1, 2014 at the Angelika Film Center Dallas, 5321 E. Mockingbird Ln. Dallas, TX 75206.
The documentary explores the history of National Food Programs in the United States (how and why they were set up), the America’s School Food Program and what is actually being spent on feeding children. It also tackles childhood obesity and food addictions.
The information presented shows what schools, parents, authors, doctors, politicians, celebrities, and chefs are doing to problem solve this issue and help save the children of America. The documentary stars Rachael Ray, Robin Quivers, Senator Kirsten Gillabrand, John Salley and Dr. Neal Barnard.
After the film, James Costa, director of “Lunch Hour” will hold a Q&A with audience members. All attendees will receive a “Nutrition For Kids” booklet. Tickets are $11 each and can be purchased online only by visiting the website. Tickets will not be available at the door.