When Elephants Were Young film screening!

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When Elephants Were Young film screening!

Please share our Facebook post for a for a chance to win! Wok and his young elephant Nong Mai share a life of struggle and street begging in gritty Bangkok. Their tender bond reveals a complex relationship where elephants live with humans even though they are wild animals. One day the opportunity comes to release


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Liberation BC Film Series: SPECIESISM The Movie

About one hundred people joined Liberation BC on April 29th at the Vancouver Public Library to see SPECIESISM The Movie, a surprisingly funny and entertaining film for such a difficult subject. The film takes us on an exploration of the huge factory farms that span the American countryside, far from the sight and thoughts of the


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Coming soon: The Ghosts in Our Machine

Are animals property, to be owned and used, or are they sentient beings, deserving of rights? This is the question we are asked to think about in Liz Marshall’s latest documentary, The Ghosts in Our Machine. For those of us who attended this year’s Animal Advocacy Camp, we were lucky enough to hear Liz talk


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Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home film screening

  Open your eyes. Trust your heart. Take the journey. This is the invitation proffered by the makers of the documentary film Peaceable Kingdom: the Journey Home. It tells the stories of several people from traditional farming backgrounds who face a powerful struggle of conscience as they come to question the basic assumptions about their


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Animal Advocacy Camp 2013: What a weekend!

We held our third Animal Advocacy Camp on February 23rd and 24th and we continue to be thrilled by all the incredibly amazing, motivated, innovative, creative bunch of folks in the animal rights community. Day one started out with a presentation from Liz Marshall, documentary filmmaker and director of the long-awaited film, Ghosts in Our


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Forks over Knives screening a resounding success

Last night Liberation BC presented a free screening of Forks over Knives to a packed room of 300 people. The screening was co-sponsored by the Vancouver Public Library. Robert Cheeke flew up from the US to introduce the film and answer questions after. For those who missed this screening, the film will be in theatres


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Film screening: changing hearts and minds

The Eyes Wide Open Film Screening Series kicked off last Saturday with Earthlings. In the next couple of months, Liberation BC will be screening two other films:  Fowl Play, a documentary about the egg industry; and Meat the Truth, a documentary about the environmental impact of meat consumption. If the series proves to be successful


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Reading from the past week

Here, in no particular order (except possibly accidentally chronological) is a highlight of some of the articles I’ve read around the internet this past week. There’s a lot about Eating Animals, which I imagine will be in the news (especially animal rights news) for some time yet to come (right now it’s #49 on Amazon.ca,


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Important but Flawed: A Review of Food, Inc.

Food, Inc. is not a vegan movie. Far from it. It does many things wrong but does a lot right. First, what does it do right? Food, Inc. is the most mainstream movie we’ve had dealing with issues of industrial agriculture and food. While there are many films dealing with these subjects, Food, Inc. actually


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