Soledad O’Brien talks new documentary ‘Hungry to Learn’
Posted: 12:49 PM, Nov 18, 2019
PIX11 Web Team
Journalist Soledad O`Brien talks to Dan and Betty about her new documentary "Hungry to Learn," a film introducing the faces behind an American crisis college students so strapped by tuition costs that they are unable to eat or afford a place to live.
NEW YORK — Journalist Soledad O'Brien stopped by to tell Dan Mannarino and Betty Nguyen about her new documentary "Hungry to Learn."
The film, directed by Geeta Gandbhir, introduces the faces behind a true American crisis – college students so strapped by their tuition costs that they don't have enough to eat or sometimes can't afford rent.
According to the film, 45% of college students reported to be struggling with hunger, while college tuition has jumped 96% in the last 30 years.