Films to Screen

Peaceable Kingdom

Peaceable Kingdom

Tribe of Heart ∙ USA ∙ 2004 ∙ 69 min. ∙ Web

A Heart of Tribe documentary about people whose love for animals helps them establish a farm sanctuary while revealing the unbelievable conditions under which the so-called factory farmed animals live. This film shows a kind alternative of how to live along our non-human companions.

Earthlings

Earthlings

The Nation Earth Organization ∙ USA ∙ 2005 ∙ 95 min. ∙ Web

“This is the single most powerful and informative movie about society’s treatment of animals. A must see for anyone who cares enough to know” – Woody Harrelson

EARTHLINGS is a feature length documentary about humanity’s absolute dependence on animals (for pets, food, clothing, entertainment, and scientific research) but also illustrates our complete disrespect for these so-called “non-human providers.” The film is narrated by Academy Award nominee Joaquin Phoenix (GLADIATOR) and features music by the critically acclaimed platinum artist Moby .

Witness

Witness

Tribe of Heart ∙ USA ∙ 2000 ∙ 43 min. ∙ Web

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 consciousness.

Jill's Film

Jill's Film

John Curtin ∙ UK ∙ 2005 ∙ 39 min. ∙ Web

Jill’s Film is the result of months of hard work by John Curtin who wanted to keep alive the memory of Jill Phipps, an animal rights activist who died for her ideals. With the help of family camera tapes, this film shows how devoted an animal lover can only be.

Slaughterhouse - The Task of Blood

Slaughterhouse - The Task of Blood

BBC2 ∙ UK ∙ 2005 ∙ 60 min. ∙ Web

The vast majority of people in Britain eat meat but have little knowledge of how that meat ends up on their table. In a powerful observational documentary, Slaughterhouse: The Task of Blood reveals the day-to-day workings of a small, family-run abattoir and attempts to get inside the minds of the people who work there. A BBC documentary.