Videos about Animal Rights
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Chickens
John Oliver explains how chicken farming can be unfair, punishing, and inhumane. And not just for the chickens! 
A Minority Pastime (2015)
On 18 February 2005, the Hunting Act came into enforcement – fox hunting was now illegal. Yet, Denise Ward (writer and producer) and other ordinary people who live in the apparently tranquil and idyllic countryside continue to find their lives barbarically disturbed and...
Direct Action Begins With You
Join the movement for a more compassionate future by being on the right side of a socially accepted wrong.  
Abuse Behind the Walls of UK Slaughterhouses
Since 2009 Animal Aid has secretly filmed inside ten randomly selected British slaughterhouses, including conventional 'humane' abattoirs, 'higher welfare' operations, and a non-stun halal slaughterhouse. We found illegal cruelty taking place in nine of them. You can see just...
The Battle For Compassion (2015)
The Battle for Compassion is a film by Jonathan Leighton about what matters and how we can have greater impact in shaping a gentler future for our planet. The film draws on key ideas from his book The Battle for Compassion: Ethics in an Apathetic Universe. He advocates the...
Lucent (2014)
Commonly referred to as "the Australian Earthlings", Lucent is a feature-length documentary which explores the darker side of Australia's pig farming industry through a combination of hand-held and hidden camera footage, highlighting the day-to-day cruelty accepted by the...
Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret (2014)
The World's largest environmental organizations are failing to address the single most destructive force facing the planet today. Follow the shocking, yet humorous journey of an aspiring environmentalist as he daringly seeks to find the real solution to the most pressing...
The Real Planet of the Apes: Life, Death and Rehabilitation in a Liberian Testing Facility
A motherboard crew traveled to remote Liberia to discover 'Monkey Island,' an area inhabited solely by former lab tested chimpanzees who survived disease and two civil wars. They go to the island, interview the locals and meet the scientists involved in the testing facility...
Jane Goodall Encourages Empathy With All Beings
Jane Goodall opens her heart to animals and tells us why we should, too.
This Animation Explores the Shocking Environmental Impact of a Meat Heavy Diet
This is not sustainable.
#Riot4Gaza
This week in "It's the End of the World as we know and I feel fine, a look into Israel's racism, riots in Paris in solidarity with Gaza, resistance to oil and gas infrastructure in Turtle Island, including actions in Utah, Vermont, Washingtom, 6 Nations and Unist'ot'en, the...
Say Yes to Slaughterhouse CCTV
Between 2009 and 2011, Animal Aid secretly filmed inside nine randomly-chosen UK slaughterhouses and found eight of them were breaking animal welfare laws. The on-site vets did not see or report any of the breaches. UK slaughterhouses need independently-monitored CCTV...
This Woman Gets No Applause...Why? They Are Too Creeped Out...
Think you aren't being fooled by advertising tricks? Take a look at this so-called expert revealing food marketing's secret weapon. No amount of marketing makes factory farming acceptable. You can stop the spin at http://www.ciwf.org.uk/truth
Super Amigos (2007)
Superheroes do exist and they are fighting injustices on the streets of Mexico City. Mexico City, the capital of Mexico, is one of the most populated cities in the world. To many, it is considered to be a concrete jungle where only the strong survive. Many societal problems...
Planet Earth is You
A film to remind all those who have forgotten. And a powerful and inspirational reminder for all of us. Planet Earth is you. 
Drugging Whales, Killing Giraffes & Other Disturbing Zoo Realities | Brainwash Update
Abby Martin goes over the dark side of zoological and water parks, going over instances of maltreatment of animals in captivity, including drugging Orca whales at SeaWorld with valium and 'culling' healthy animals because of inbreeding. LIKE Breaking the Set @...
Extending Our Circle of Compassion: Zoe Weil at Tedx
Over the centuries, our culture has been slowly but gradually extending its circle of compassion. Our capacity to have compassion for those 'not like us' (whether the difference be defined by race, gender, nationality, religion or species) is one of the great challenges and...
Blackfish (2013)
This emotionally wrenching, tautly structured story challenges us to consider our relationship to nature and reveals how little we humans have learned from these highly intelligent and enormously sentient fellow mammals.
How Wolves Change Rivers
When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the United States after being absent nearly 70 years, the most remarkable "trophic cascade" occurred. What is a trophic cascade and how exactly do wolves change rivers? George Monbiot explains in this movie...
Poisoning Paradise: Ecocide New Zealand (2009)
This New Zealand film has won 4 international environmental awards - but here in NZ, TV channels refuse to play it. Why? Because if they did, there would be outrage and riots over New Zealand's use of aerially applied 1080 poison. See for yourself ...
We Transformed a Car on the Streets of São Paulo to Promote Animal Rights
In an attempt to promote animal rights debate in the streets of São Paulo and to make this grey city a little more colored and humane, we occupied an abandoned car with plants and paint! The action took place in downtown and is a partnership of Movimento NÃO MATE and Ocupe...
AMAZING! Orangutan Asks Girl for Help in Sign Language
Rainforests are being destroyed for palm oil and pushing the last wild orangutans to the brink of extinction. At Rainforest Action Network our goal is to collect 60,600 photo petitions - that's one person for each orangutan remaining in the wild. TAKE ACTION TODAY TO...
Revolution
Revolution is a film about changing the world. The true-life adventure of Rob Stewart, this follow-up to his acclaimed SHARKWATER documentary continues his remarkable journey; one that will take him through 15 countries over four years, and where he'll discover that it's...
If You Love Scary Movies, You'll Love "Last Hours." But In That "OMG This Isn't a Just a Movie" Way
Internationally syndicated talk show host and bestselling author Thom Hartmann released a devastatingly powerful new film, LAST HOURS. A jolting wake-up call for humanity, this 10-minute film describes a terrifying science-based scenario where runaway climate change is...
How To Save The World: One Simple Idea
Derrick Sweet shares some information about the environment, war, and some other challenges we're facing today. But it's not all bad news! There is one thing you can do today to start to have a positive impact on the planet, and in your own life. Enjoy!
Death On A Factory Farm (2009)
Directors Tom Simon and Sarah Teale (HBOs Dealing Dogs) tell the story of an animal rights investigator who goes undercover at a hog farm in Ohio to explore a whistle blower's allegations. The evidence he gathers leads to a rare prosecution and trial for animal cruelty, and...
In 10 Minutes This Clip Narrated by Joaquin Phoenix May Change How You See the World Forever
“We need another and a wiser and perhaps a more mystical concept of animals. In a world older and more complete than ours they move finished and complete, gifted with extensions of the senses we have lost or never attained, living by voices we shall never hear. They are not...
Could a Wordless 1 Minute Film with the Music of Radiohead Change How You See This Animal?
This video is so simple, but the impression it left on me, looking into the eyes of this being left an indelible impression on me. What you are seeing is from the state of Pará, Brazil, where animals await their fates fearing any human approach. In Brazil, an ox is...
Our Daily Bread: Welcome to the World of Industrial Food Production and High-Tech Farming!
To the rhythm of conveyor belts and immense machines, the film looks without commenting into the places where food is produced in Europe: monumental spaces, surreal landscapes and bizarre sounds - a cool, industrial environment which leaves little space for individualism...
Holy Sh-t! Without Saying a Word This 6 Minute Clip From Samsara Will Make You Speechless
Can you put this video into words? It's a clip from the phenomenal documentary Samsara, directed by Ron Fricke, who also made Baraka.  If you're interested in watching Samsara, you can go here to buy the DVD or find on-demand streaming services where it's available like...
Bill Moyers:  Ag-Gag Laws Try to Call Food Safety Whistleblowers Terrorists
I don’t know what to find more horrifying — the idea that people still habitually abuse helpless animals, or that this is how parts of our country want to treat the people who try to stop it. WARNING: This video contains some disturbing footage. But most of it is just Bill...
Blackfish (trailer)
Blackfish tells the story of Tilikum, a performing killer whale that killed several people while in captivity. Along the way, director-producer Gabriela Cowperthwaite compiles shocking footage and emotional interviews to explore the creature's extraordinary nature, the...
Losing Nemo: a six-minute film about overfishing
Most people are aware that the oceans aren't doing so well, but what is going on exactly? 'Losing Nemo' is a six-minute, 3D-animated film about the state of the oceans. The film is the result of months of work by a group of 32 creatives from around the world.
Making the Connection: How a Vegan Diet Can Benefit Us and The World
Making the connection: How a Vegan Diet can benefit us and the world. Produced by Environment Films http://www.environmentfilms.org in association with The Vegan Society.
Neil deGrasse Tyson Smacks Down an Assumption We've Held About Our Animal Relatives For Far Too Long
Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, American astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium, discusses the human-animal connection from a scientific standpoint. Learn more: http://bit.ly/oxaKho
Cause And Effect: The Consequences of What We Take for Granted
EVERYONE should watch and share this short video to educate and humble themselves, and destroy ignorance worldwide--through understanding the consequences of what goes into our daily routines, and the hidden horrors behind the privileges we take for granted. Please take just...
Vegucated (2010)
Vegucated follows three people who, for six weeks, adopt a vegan diet and a new way of thinking about food. A FilmBuff Presentation.
Turlock (2013)
First Spark Media and Animal Place present the feature length documentary Turlock chronicling 50,000 animals left to starve to death in Turlock, California in February of 2012. Filmed over the course of one year, the film delves into the reality of animal farming and raises...
Stop the Badger Cull
The government has announced that the badger cull will go ahead, and is likely to start on June 1st. This is despite many eminent scientists and wildlife experts opposing the cull. Opinion polls show the majority is also decisively opposed and, in October 2012, MPs voted to...
Is "Help Me" Universal? Watch This Remarkable Interaction Between a Whale Shark and 3 Fishermen
A whale shark needing help - a true shark that is in no way related to whales - has the distinction of being the largest fish in the ocean. It is a filter feeder and would never swallow a human being. This remarkable story is of a whale shark that sought help from three...
This 'Mad Sausage' Has One Last Thing To Say Before It Gets Eaten
A hungry young man gets served some serious food for thought when a sausage starts telling his dramatic life story. What he hears will change his life forever.  
Ashes And Snow (2005)
Exploring the shared language and poetic sensibilities of all animals. Ashes and Snow, a film by Gregory Colbert, uses both still and movie cameras to explore extraordinary interactions between humans and animals. The 60-minute feature is a poetic narrative rather than a...
Mantas Last Dance
Hannah Fraser stars in this music film by Shawn Heinrichs which highlights the beauty and interactivity of the mysterious Manta Rays. The time of the manta rays is over, lost to greed and exploitation by humans. Hannah is a wanderer, a sea gypsy, a manta ray reincarnate as...
Here's How We're Going to End Factory Farming
Factory farming is a huge problem. But the solution is simple, if you'll join us. Watch this short 2 minute video to see how... Help make a kinder world possible at MakeitPossible.com "Perpetuum Mobile" composed by Simon Jeffes, published by Editions...
The Ghosts in Our Machine (trailer)
The Ghosts in Our Machine is a journey of discovery into what is a complex social dilemma, one that needs to be considered morally significant. In essence, humans have cleverly categorized non-human animals into three parts: domesticated pets, wildlife, and the ones we...
Educating on respect
What is an animal sanctuary? Click the CC icon for English subtitles. El Hogar de Luci shows you its project: El Hogar. A place of respect for farm animals rescued of a certain death from the meat, dairy and eggs industry. An on-line tour to explain our daily work...
The Nightmare World of GM Mice
This film is released along with Animal Aid's report Science Corrupted: the nightmare world of GM mice. For the first time, they reveal the true scale and nature of the GM mouse revolution. Disease research using GM mice is causing terrible animal suffering and it is...
The Plastic Cow (2012)
A 34-minute documentary about animal rights, the film looks at the impact of our almost complete dependence on plastic bags, which we use and discard carelessly every day, often to dispose our garbage and kitchen waste. Not only are these bags a huge environmental threat...
Green (2009)
Her name is Green, she is alone in a world that doesn't belong to her. She is a female orang-utan, victim of deforestation and resource exploitation. This film is an emotional journey with Green's final days. It is a visual ride presenting the treasures of rainforest...
My Story
"When I was very young, I was taken away from my mom..."