About the Film
Comida pa' los Pobres follows Giovanni, a young Puerto Rican activist, as he confronts the island’s persistent crisis of food insecurity. Motivated by his childhood struggle with hunger, he seeks to inspire his fellow citizens to join a movement of solidarity-oriented work by feeding families and college students through mutual aid efforts – all while facing challenges from local authorities.
Directed by: Arleen Cruz-Alicea
Collection: HINDSIGHT © 2021 UNC Center of Public Television, South Carolina ETV Commission, and Louisiana Educational Television Authority. All rights reserved.