A feature length documentary narrated by Joaquin
Phoenix and with music by Moby.
Earthlings is a powerful and informative documentary
about society's treatment of animals.
FORKS OVER KNIVES examines the profound claim that most, if not all,
of the so-called "diseases of affluence" that afflict us can be
controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of
animal-based and processed foods. The major storyline in the film traces
the personal journeys of a pair of pioneering yet under-appreciated
researchers, Dr. T. Colin Campbell and Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn.
Throughout the film, cameras follow "reality patients" who have chronic
conditions from heart disease to diabetes. Doctors teach these patients
how to adopt a whole foods plant-based diet as the primary approach to
treat their ailments - while the challenges and triumphs of their
journeys are revealed. Forkes Over Knives was filmed all over the United
States, and in Canada and China.
Welcome to the world of
industrial food production and high-tech farming! To the rhythm of
conveyor belts and immense machines, the film looks without commenting
into the places where food is produced in Europe: monumental spaces,
surreal landscapes and bizarre sounds - a cool, industrial environment
which leaves little space for individualism. People, animals, crops and
machines play a supporting role in the logistics of this system which
provides our society’s standard of living.
A documentary exposing the cruelty of factory farming and suggesting
a more compassionate attitude towards animals. The movie also shows how
Farm Sanctuary rescues and
rehabilitates farm animals to take care of them at their shelters.
In the award-winning documentary The Witness, Eddie Lama explains how
he feared and avoided animals for most of his life, until the love of a
kitten opened his heart, inspiring him to rescue abandoned animals and
bring his message of compassion to the streets of New York. With humor
and sincerity, Eddie tells the story of his remarkable change in
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