Shot in Burlington in July, 2011, the film documents the last day Doughboy’s Bakery & Coffee Shop was open for business, as the patrons and staff reluctantly let go of the good old days of this landmark greasy-spoon diner and donut shop.
In 2009 Vermont became the sixth hungriest state in the nation. We Have to Talk About Hunger looks behind the statistitics (one in five children here lives with food insecurity) to investigate who “the hungry” actually are and ask the disturbing question: Why, in Vermont, the healthiest state in the nation, can we not feed our own?
Five Cuban intellectuals who live on the island, a filmmaker, a musician, two writers and a university professor, discuss censorship as a historical, political and social phenomenon. Their discussion is about the limits that this scourge has provoked in artistic creation throughout time and throughout the world.
w/filmmaker Karel Ducasse