A curated selection of films made by passionate, insightful climate carers
We all know that we are in an ecological emergency. Find out why our governments are so reluctant to take action and what we can do about it in our many thought provoking films.
Did you know that an estimated 250 billion tons of chemicals are being poured out into the environment each year? That is over 30 tons per person per year! There are over 140,000 different chemicals in use today and the vast majority of them have not been tested for human safety.
Find out why our governments are so reluctant to regulate the use and environmental discharge of these chemicals…
Did you know that every 60 seconds, we humans slaughter 2-6 million animals worldwide? Every single minute, we enact an orgy of carnage on other sentient beings! This is the monstrous, normalized violence at the very core of our culture.
And yet, in Cowspiracy, you will watch environmental organizations such as Greenpeace, 350.org, Sierra Club, NRDC, The Climate Reality Project, World Wildlife Fund, Surfrider, Oceana, Amazon Watch and Rainforest Action Network pretend that this carnage has nothing to do with climate change or with their common objective to prevent Life from dying all over the planet…
Follow an intrepid filmmaker as he uncovers yet another facet of the most powerful industry in the world as it routinely causes millions of deaths annually among the economic elites in human society. Its products deliver cholesterol, saturated fat, and concentrated doses of chemical pollutants into human bodies, making people chronically ill.
Find out why health organizations such as the American Diabetes Association, the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Susan G. Komen are so impotent in the face of this powerful industry…
The film follows Thomas on a quest across America that ultimately takes him to Morocco for the UN Climate Conference and throughout the Indian subcontinent. He asks people of faith the question, “Can compassion grow to include all beings?”
Humans are systematically destroying forests and wiping out the species in those forests. Soon, we could have virtually no wildlife left, except in zoos. That will trigger an ecological apocalypse, sparking political and societal chaos. The good news is: we can pull back from the brink if we all make one simple change.
They’re Trying to Kill Us is a new groundbreaking documentary from Executive Producers seven-time NBA All-Star, Chris Paul and 7X Grammy winner, Billie Eilish. The film features notable influencers from the fields of Hip Hop, medicine, sports, entertainment, policy, and politics weighing in on the singular most deadly threat to American society that mainstream media doesn’t want to talk about.
Eating Our Way to Extinction takes audiences on a cinematic journey around the world, from the depths of the Amazon rainforests to the Taiwanese Mountains, the Mongolian desert, the US Dust Bowl, the Norwegian Fjords and the Scottish coastlines, telling the story of our planet through shocking testimonials, poignant accounts from indigenous people most affected by our ever-changing planet, globally renowned figures and leading scientists.
COMING SOON – The End of Medicine aims to highlight how the way in which we consume and treat animals, drives the emergence of existential health threats such as zoonotic disease, chronic disease, and perhaps even more worryingly, antimicrobial resistance.
COMING SOON – MILKED is a topical feature documentary that exposes the whitewash of New Zealand’s multi-billion-dollar dairy industry.
Young activist Chris Huriwai travels around the country searching for the truth about how this source of national pride has become the nation’s biggest threat. It’s rapidly gone from a land with no cows to being the biggest exporter of dairy in the world, but the industry seems to be failing in every way possible.
In this short video, delightfully animated by Ray Kowalchuk of Brother Wolf’s Save the Animals, Save the Earth campaign, seven-year old Vegan Evan explains climate change so that anyone can understand it and then goes on to show how we can solve it, all in less than seven minutes!
As of 2016, 74 billion animals were being killed every year for their meat, but at what cost? This documentary from the Internet media giant UNILAD exposes the impact the animal agriculture industry not only has on our planet in terms of climate change & global warming, but also the millions of species we share it with. It also sheds a light on what we can do to change this – veganism, reducing meat consumption, and being more organic in our diet.
The feature-length documentary film, Forks Over Knives, examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting animal-based and processed foods.
In this simple presentation, James Wildman, the Humane Educator for the Animal Rights Foundation of Florida (ARFF) presents a compelling case for everyone to go Vegan, right NOW!
This is Gary Yourofsky’s entire inspirational speech given at Georgia Tech in the summer of 2010. In this speech, Gary systematically blows away myths, presents interesting facts, and help the audience make ethical choices for a healthy heart and soul. His charismatic and straightforward style has turned millions of people Vegan over the years.
In his delightful annual presentation from 2012, Dr. Michael Greger, the founder of the science-based, non-profit web site, nutritionfacts.org, and the author of the best-selling book, “How Not to Die,” presents the 15 leading causes of death and shows how a whole-foods plant-based diet mitigates and/or reverses all of these causes, with a lone exception. The lone exception : “Accidents”.
In this brilliant speech, James Aspey, the Australian, vegan animal-rights activist, explains the importance of Veganism and how best to communicate it to people. In 2014, James Aspey famously took a vow of silence for 365 days to raise awareness for animals and to promote peace over violence.
This is Dr. Neal Barnard’s full one hour talk on cheese, milk and the many reasons you want to break the dairy addiction.
An uplifting documentary featuring Australian, Joe Cross, showing how we have the power of our well-being in our own hands. He shows how even those who have been given a terminal diagnosis can reverse their disease and rejuvenate their lives. You can watch the full documentary here.
Live and Let Live is a feature documentary examining our relationship with animals, the history of veganism and the ethical, environmental and health reasons that move people to go vegan.
From butcher to vegan chef, from factory farmer to farm sanctuary owner – Live and Let Live tells the stories of six individuals who decided to stop consuming animal products for different reasons and shows the impact the decision has had on their lives.
The Ghosts in Our Machine is a 2013 Canadian documentary film by Liz Marshall. The film follows the photojournalist and animal rights activist Jo-Anne McArthur as she photographs animals on fur farms and at Farm Sanctuary, among other places, and seeks to publish her work.
In this illuminating documentary, young filmmaker, Mark Devries explores the ethical aspects of Veganism, challenging widely accepted beliefs. This movie can completely change how you think about the world and you can watch it here.
A short 3-min presentation at the Summit of the Consciences in Paris, France, just prior to the UN Climate Change meeting in 2015.
A short 10-minute presentation explaining the root cause of climate change and how we can go about solving it. The venue was the European Union Parliament in Brussels, Belgium and the occasion was a prelude to COP-21 in Paris, France.
A longer presentation explaining the factual basis for advocating Veganism as the basis for healing the Earth’s climate.
A feature-length documentary presentation on the spiritual and scientific basis for advocating Veganism as the bedrock solution to climate change, biodiversity loss and the other environmental ills plaguing humanity.
Sailesh tells us about his training with Al Gore, creating a system of normalized non-violence, the significance of 2026 as “year zero”, and the fable of the wishing tree.
Training with Al Gore @ 0:43
Creating Cowspiracy @ 2:30
Bystander effect @ 4:20
Fable of the wishing tree @ 7:05
The vision of Climate Healers @ 13:20
The UK “Earthlings” documentary showing the hidden truth behind UK animal farming, featuring approximately 100 facilities across the UK.
Narrated and produced by Earthling Ed.
A short film by Erin Janus, explaining how the dairy industry works in just 5 minutes.
A speech by Bite-sized Vegan, Emily Boran Barwick, that exposes the problem of vegan extremism and delves into a deception so great it affects us all. Learn the power of the lie we live. Unravel the mental manipulation of collective indoctrination and look at the ordinary with a fresh set of eyes. Nothing is ever as it appears.
Featuring leading medical experts and researchers, Eating You Alive takes a scientific look at the reasons we’re so sick, who’s responsible for feeding us the wrong information and how we can use whole-food, plant-based nutrition to take control of our health—one bite at a time. Watch in full here.
A thought-provoking short film by Miguel Endara, revealing the standard, jarring tropes that Vegans hear in a culture where violence towards animals is completely normalized.
John McDougall MD devised a simple system to achieve excellent health – just by focusing on “green light” foods and avoiding the “red light” ones. Dr. McDougall shows how to reverse disease and help ensure longevity – simply by eating beans, corn, pasta potatoes, rice and other starches and veggies, while avoiding or minimizing other foods that can compromise your health.
The Invisible Vegan is a 90-minute independent documentary that explores the problem of unhealthy dietary patterns in the African-American community, foregrounding the health and wellness possibilities enabled by plant-based vegan diets and lifestyle choices. The documentary begins with the personal story of Jasmine Leyva, a 30-year-old black actress and filmmaker currently based in Los Angeles. Over the past seven years, Leyva has committed herself to veganism, both in lifestyle and research.
When UFC star James Wilks is injured, his desire to heal leads him on a deep dive into how plant-based diets can improve physical performance. Academy Award winner Louie Psihoyos (The Cove) interviews experts and athletes like U.S. Olympian Kendrick James Farris and surfer Tia Blanco, demolishing myths against plant-based diets along the way. The Game Changers explores innovative research on male athletes and-you wouldn’t have guessed it-their nocturnal erections, upending years of targeted marketing, corporatism, and antiquated notions of masculinity, all of which have manufactured society’s addiction to meat.
From Executive Producer James Cromwell and award-winning director Keegan Kuhn (Cowspiracy, What The Health) comes RUNNING FOR GOOD, the feature-length sports documentary narrated by Rich Roll (Finding Ultra), following world record marathon runner Fiona Oakes in her attempt not only to set a new global record in endurance racing, but to compete in the “toughest footrace on earth,” the Marathon Des Sables, a 250km race through the Sahara Desert.
A feature length documentary by Sangita Iyer that exposes the abhorrent torture and exploitation of endangered Asian elephants under the guise of culture and religion in the Hindu temples of India. You can watch the full movie here.
Social conformity and peer pressure can be dangerous when the group is clinging to past behavior that is no longer appropriate for the circumstances.
In this discussion with Grace Lee Boggs, Angela Davis talks about being vegan and what she believes being responsible towards other sentient beings entails in regards to our food choices.
Deborah Frieze says it’s not possible to change big systems—we can only abandon them and start over or offer hospice to what’s dying. This talk explores the underlying beliefs in our culture that continue to prop up the global mindset and shares a radical theory of change that reveals how localism is the hope of the future—and you have a critical role to play.
1. We are designed to eat meat
3. My parents won’t let me go vegan
4. I like the taste
5. Convenience, tradition and social acceptance
“I believe in animal rights, and high among them is the right to the gentle stroke of a human hand” – Robert Brault.
“Until the system changes, we have to take personal responsibility for our own health, for our family’s health (and for our planet’s health)” – Dr. Michael Greger.
Dr. Milton Mills, MD presents compelling arguments to scientifically prove that humans are definitely NOT designed to eat meat. He made this presentation at the February, 2016, Advanced Study Weekend in Santa Rosa, California.
Following a spectacular potluck vegan Thanksgiving meal, Dr. Milton Mills (MD) gave this brilliant presentation to the monthly meeting of the Rochester Area Vegetarian Society in Rochester, NY on Sunday, November 18, 2012 to an audience of over 80 people.
There is so much we aren’t being told or told badly. These remarkable documentaries expose lies, illuminate truths and offer serious food for thought.