Beyond Closed Doors (trailer)

"Beyond Closed Doors", goes behind the rhetoric and politics of agriculture to confront issues in animal welfare that have the potential to affect all Americans. Sandgrain Film's unique approach uses minimal graphic footage of factory farms and drives straight down the center of often polarizing issues.

Beyond Closed Doors takes you on a journey from the ground breaking conference on animal sentience in London, to North Carolina where residents live in fear of the political power of the pork industry and to Arizona where unscrupulous politicians are attempting to rewrite the constitution putting factory farms beyond the reach of the law. Interviews with scientists, veterinarians, farmers, professionals, welfare groups and consumers, illuminate important issues rarely covered in the mainstream media

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