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LUNCH HOUR EXAMINES AMERICA’S NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM
WHICH EXPOSES CHILDREN TO UNHEALTHY, BUT CULTURALLY ACCEPTABLE FOODS AT A YOUNG AGE

Lunch Hour: America’s School Lunch Program Trailer from Lunch Hour Movie on Vimeo.

About the Film


Genre

Documentary

About

A feature length documentary that explores the National School Lunch Program, childhood obesity, and our addiction to unhealthy foods

Starring

Rachael Ray, Robin Quivers, Marion Nestle, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Amie Hamlin, Peter Eisler, and Alex Jamieson

Directed by

James Costa

Written by

James Costa and Todd Spradlin

Produced by

James Costa, Kyle Sherman, and Todd Spradlin


Plot Outline

Lunch Hour examines America’s National School Lunch Program which exposes children to unhealthy, but culturally accepted foods at a young age.

Is this the root of the childhood obesity crisis?

What is causing us to lust for these unhealthy foods?

Have we unconsciously decided to ignore this situation and accept an unhealthy diet as the social norm?

School officials, politicians, doctors, celebrity chefs, authors, and others share what they’re doing to problem solve this predicament and help save the children of America. Additionally, a USA TODAY investigative journalist shares facts based on many in depth investigations done by the newspaper, where shocking information is revealed about what food grade our next generation is eating on a daily basis.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Press

The Washington Post

Watch online: ‘Bottled Up,’ ‘Camp Takota’ and ‘Lunch Hour’

Forbes

School Lunch Movie Says Unhealthy Cafeteria Fare Is Everyone’s Problem

Yahoo Shine

5 Shocking Revelations About School Lunch in America

Filmmaker

Director James Costa on his School Lunch Nutrition Doc, Lunch Hour

Babble

Five Shocking Revelations About School Lunch in America

The Hollywood Reporter

Rachael Ray on New School Lunch Documentary: ‘We Dumb Down Their Palates’ (Video)

Buy or Rent the Film
Find Lunch Hour on any of the platforms below. Available March 4, 2014

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The film will be available in Canada, Australia and the UK on Google Play, Playstation and Xbox. The film will also be available in Ireland, New Zealand, Canada, Australia and the UK through iTunes.
Host a Screening

We’ve partnered with Tugg.com, which is a web- platform that helps individuals, groups, and organizations to set up personalized movie screenings in theaters and community venues across the country. This is an ideal opportunity to get people talking about the issue of child obesity and the school lunch programs that perpetuate this vicious cycle! You can use a community screening as a launching point for discussion on how to create change within how to create change within your school lunch program and even use it as a fundraiser for your school or organization!

There are two ways to host a screening:

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Get Started
Reach out to a few of the supporters that are featured in the film. They are making a difference today and can provide you with advice on how you can do the same.
They can help YOU make a change!

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