Sedona Premiere

Modern farms are struggling to keep a secret. Most of the animals used for food in the United States are raised in giant, bizarre factories, hidden deep in remote areas of the countryside. Speciesism director Mark Devries sets out to investigate. The documentary takes viewers on a sometimes funny, sometimes frightening adventure, crawling through the bushes that hide these factories, flying in airplanes above their toxic "manure lagoons," and coming face-to-face with their owners. But this is just the beginning. In 1975, a young writer published a book arguing that no justifications exist for considering humans more important than members of other species. It slowly began to gain attention. Today, a quickly growing number of prominent individuals and political activists are adopting its conclusions. They have termed the assumption of human superiority speciesism. And, as a result, they rank these animal factories among the greatest evils in our history. Speciesism: The Movie brings viewers face-to-face with the leaders of this developing movement, and, for the first time ever on film, fully examines the purpose of what they are setting out to do. 

With live Skype with director Mark Devries.

Preceded by:   Engineering Our Own Divinity- Shots of Awe | USA | 2013 | 2:54Documentary Short
  Directed by: Jason Silva
An incredibly inspiring, and mesmerizing production from Jason Silva, confirming 'Our thoughts shape our world ~ and the world returns the favor!'

Recommendation: For a hands-on experience with deepening your connection to animals, join animal expert and author Maia Kincaid, PhD's workshop Animal Communication: Discover Your Natural Ability.

 Documentary Feature  Mary D. Fisher Theater  Fri, May 30th 12:15 pm

Cast & Crew   Technical
Mark Devries

Mark Devries

Executive Producers:
Mark Devries

Principal Cast:
Steven Best, Richard Dawkins, Gary Francione, Temple Grandin, Ingrid Newkirk, Tom Regan, Peter Singer
United States

Run Time:
94 min



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