HUNGRY TO LEARN, a documentary about hunger on college campuses, will be screened as part of the 2020 Montclair Film Festival Virtual Cinema program. The film features students from two schools, one of which is Montclair State University, and is co-presented at the Festival by Partners for Health Foundation (PFH).
PFH is also co-presenting a panel discussion on food insecurity and advocacy efforts to address hunger in New Jersey. The conversation is moderated by John Mooney, Founding Editor and Executive Director of NJ Spotlight News, and includes three panelists:
- Anne Mernin, Executive Director of Toni’s Kitchen, a local provider
- Adele LaTourette, Director of the NJ Anti-Hunger Coalition, a statewide advocate
- Elisa Neira, Deputy Commissioner of the NJ Department of Human Services, who addresses the State’s efforts to help college students and how it has expanded access to SNAP
For FREE access to HUNGRY TO LEARN, visit the MSU Library webpage, click on “Find Books and Media,” and then type in the search box, “Hungry to Learn.” Once logged into the system with your MSU NETID and password, you will be able to watch the documentary via Panopto.
Instructions for redeeming a FREE ticket for the panel discussion, available on demand from October 17-25, are attached. Up to 100 FREE tickets for the panel are available to MSU students on a first-come, first-served basis.