Film Screening Suggestions
Many of the movies listed below are available to stream on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime. Some may also be available online for free or a reduced cost.
Where to Screen
On campus, you could use cafeterias, classrooms, or auditoriums. Off campus, consider screening at community centers, private homes, or renting out a small theater.
Get Viewers Involved
Organize brief discussions of the topic of the film before and after screening. Prepare a list of questions beforehand to help guide the discussion.
These film and documentary suggestions, along with wide range of viewpoints contained herein, do not necessarily represent the views of Animal Legal Defense Fund. This list is a compilation of suggestions from multiple sources. Please be aware that some of these contain graphic depictions of animal cruelty.
Almost Human (“20-20” Segment)
Movies and TV Shows
Animal Law Week 2018Harvard Law School
It’s Time to Re-Evaluate Our Relationship with Animalsby Professor Lesli Bisgould
The Ethics of What We Eat by Peter Singer
Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnismby Dr. Melanie Joy
Animal protection advocate and actress Kim Basinger sent a letter to Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster with an urgent request the company end all animal posts on its platform.January 25, 2021 Press Release
The Animal Legal Defense Fund files amicus brief in divorce case concerning custody and visitation of companion animalsJanuary 20, 2021 Press Release
The court’s decision ensures Special Memories Zoo is permanently closed following Animal Legal Defense Fund lawsuitJanuary 15, 2021 Press Release