Witnesses to Hunger Featured in Sundance Documentary
June 17, 2016
A Hug from Paul Ryan
follows Tianna Gaines-Turner, one of America’s working poor and a member of Witnesses to Hunger, after her testimony at the 2014 House Budget Committee’s “War on Poverty” hearing. Gaines-Turner hoped that by sharing a personal moment with Paul Ryan, then-House Budget Committee Chairman, her voice, representative of millions of Americans, would be a call to action. Nearly one year post-hug, has anything changed?
The film is part of a project of Sundance Doc Club called Take 5 that looks at social justice issues in America.
In addition to the film, Tianna was featured in the following media outlets: