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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.

Note

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.

Blackfish

The Cove

Cowspiracy

The Ghosts in Our Machine

Of Dogs and Men

Racing Extinction

Documentaries

30 Days: Animal Rights

A Cow At My Table

A Delicate Balance

A Dog Named Gucci

A Fall From Freedom

A Life Among Whales

A River of Waste: The Hazardous Truth

Almost Human (“20-20” Segment)

Asia’s Illegal Animal Trade

At The Edge of the World

Battle for the Elephants

Behind the Mask

Blinders

Dealing Dogs

Death on a Factory Farm

Dog-Fighting Undercover

Earthlings

Food, Inc.

Forks Over Knives

How I Became an Elephant

Inside Secret America: Animal Undercover

Keiko: The Untold Story

Lion Ark

Live and Let Live

Mad Cowboy

Madonna of the Mills

Maximum Tolerated Dose

McLibel

Meat the Truth

Mine

One Man’s Way

Parrot Confidential

Peaceable Kingdom

Pig Business

Pig Vision: The Journey of Two Brothers

The Shadow Trade

Sharkwater

Slaughterhouse: The Task of Blood

Speciesism: The Movie

The Animals Film

The Elephant in the Living Room

The Emotional World of Farm Animals

The Tiger Next Door

Wild Horses & Renegades

The Witness

Tigers Fighting Back

Turlock

Vanishing of the Bees

Wegmans Cruelty

What Came Before

What’s For Dinner?

Where Have All the Elephants Gone?

Wild Things

Movies and TV Shows

Animal Cops

Bold Native

DogTown

Whale Wars

Lectures

Animal Law Conference Panels

Animal Law Symposium Panels

Animal Law Week 2018 at Harvard Law School

It’s Time to Re-Evaluate Our Relationship with Animals by Professor Lesli Bisgould

The Ethics of What We Eat by Peter Singer

Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism by Dr. Melanie Joy

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