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
Lawsuit Filed Against USDA For Lack of Transparency into Inspection Process of Primate Research FacilitiesToday, the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Rise for Animals filed a lawsuit against the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for the agency’s failure to respond to a request for public records related to the inconsistent inspection process of nonhuman primate research facilities.October 16, 2020 Press Release
Video shows malicious acts of violence toward cows, gross neglect of calvesOctober 8, 2020 Press Release
Dairy Farmers of America supplier caught on video, prompting lawsuitOctober 8, 2020 Press Release