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"Earthlings" Screening / November 2nd, 2006

EARTHLINGS (narrated by Academy Award nominee Joaquin Phoenix) is a feature length documentary about humanity's dependence on animals (for pets, food, clothing, entertainment, and scientific research), and also examines our nature of our personal and cultural relationships with our so-called "non-human providers." The film features music from the critically acclaimed artist Moby.
There will be a free screening of the award winning documentary EARTHLINGS ( http://isawearthlings.com) on November 2nd, 2006 at the Hollywood Theatre (4122 NE Sandy Blvd) at 7pm. The screening is being presented by Food Fight Grocery, Herbivore Magazine, Veganopolis, Progressive Counseling, SweetPea Baking Company, Killer Dave's Bread, Proper Eats, and In Defense of Animals.

EARTHLINGS (narrated by Academy Award nominee Joaquin Phoenix) is a feature length documentary about humanity's dependence on animals (for pets, food, clothing, entertainment, and scientific research), and also examines our nature of our personal and cultural relationships with our so-called "non-human providers." The film features music from the critically acclaimed artist Moby.

With an unflinching look into pet stores, puppy mills and animals shelters, as well as factory farms, the leather and fur trades, sports and entertainment industries, and finally medical and scientific research, EARTHLINGS uses hidden cameras and never before seen footage to chronicle the day-to-day practices of some of the largest industries in the world--All of which rely entirely on animals for profit. Powerful, informative and thought-provoking, EARTHLINGS is by far the most comprehensive documentary ever produced on the correlation between nature, animals, and human economic interests. There are many worthy animal rights films available, but this one transcends the setting. EARTHLINGS cries to be seen. Highly recommended!

EARTHLINGS took five years to produce. What began as a series of Public Service Announcements on spaying and neutering pets, and evolved
into a feature-length film on every major animal-related issue. Writer/Director Shaun Monson began the process by shooting footage at animal shelters in South Central L.A., Long Beach and North Hollywood. The PSAs were soon completed as his interest moved to other problem areas, like animals raised for food and used in scientific research. In time, he amassed a small library of material from several animal welfare organizations, and began the difficult task of editing all of the footage into a single narrative. As footage gradually came in, Joaquin's narration was recorded (in stages), and a soundtrack was added. Along with all of Moby's music, some original pieces were also written for the film. In 2005, EARTHLINGS premiered at the Artivist Film Festival (where it won Best Documentary Feature), followed by the Boston International Film Festival (where it won the Best Content Award), and most recently at the San Diego Film Festival (where it won Best Documentary Film, as well as the Humanitarian Award to Joaquin Phoenix for his work on the film).

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What: "Earthlings" (2005), trailer and other info:  http://isawearthlings.com
When: November 2nd, 2006 / 7pm
Cost: Free
Where: Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy, Portland, OR

More info, contact Chad Miller: chad@foodfightgrocery
or call 503-358-5483

homepage: homepage: http://isawearthlings.com

this movie 23.Oct.2006 12:11

man

this movie is totally amazing and very well done. everyone should go see it if they have a chance. if not, i think you can find it online in segments on google video.

More screenings. 23.Oct.2006 16:31

Food Fight! Grocery info@foodfightgrocery.com

If you can't make it to this screening on the 2nd, there is also one on Halloween Night at Proper Eats and another at PSU on the 8th I believe.


EARTHLINGS flyer. 24.Oct.2006 16:13

Food Fight! Grocery info@foodfightgrocery.com

So, if you could lend a hand, pretty please print out a few of these flyers ( http://www.foodfightgrocery.com/downloads/earth_flyer_8x11.pdf) and put 'em around. It'd be a big help. xoxo Food Fight Managment

Earthlings Flyer
Earthlings Flyer