9 Vegan Documentaries to Watch at Home
We interrupt your Netflix binge to bring you nine vegan films to watch while social distancing. Are you at home noshing on Hippeas and NadaMoo! while watching series after series of the same old stuff? Take a break from your newfound daily routine with some of our favorite pro-vegan films and documentaries.
The Game Changers
Available on Netflix, iTunes, Youtube, and more. Described as, “A revolutionary new documentary about meat, protein, and strength,” Game Changers challenges the outdated concepts of sports nutrition. Not an athlete? That’s totally okay. This documentary is entertaining, educational, and inspiring for all!
Forks Over Knives
Available on Netflix, Youtube, iTunes, and Amazon Prime. Forks Over Knives explores the correlation between animal-based diets and chronic disease with insights from vegan medical professionals on the frontlines of the chronic disease crisis. Bonus: Find yourself completing more home cooking these days? FOK houses a wealth of recipes and meal plans to try.
Available on Netflix or may be purchased online. Looking for a less food-centered film? Cowspiracy is for you! This one focuses on the environmental impact of animal agriculture. It features well-known experts and investigates the environmental destruction of large-scale factory farming.
Available on Netflix and other online streaming Not exactly a documentary, but an adventure film featuring a young girl’s journey as she prevents the kidnapping of her animal best friend. This film challenges the difference between animal companionship and animal agriculture.
Available onYoutube, iTunes, Amazon Prime, and Hulu. Blackfish shines light on the cruelty found within the animal entertainment industry. The film tells the emotional and informative story of the cruel treatment of a performer killer whale in captivity. Viewers will learn how intelligent these creatures are and how little we really know about them.
Available on Youtube This horrific documentary uses hidden camera footage to showcase the heart-breaking truth of animal agriculture. Be aware, Earthlings uses graphic media to illustrate the mistreatment of animals behind meat industry doors.
Available on iTunes and Amazon Prime This unique documentary follows three meat eaters for six weeks as they adopt a plant-based diet. Vegucated exhibits the struggles and triumphs that this trio encounter and leaves viewers with take-home applications for all things vegan eating.
Available on Amazon and Youtube Plantpure Nation follows three prominent individuals as they attempt to spread information on the benefits of a plant-based diet. Watch their setbacks and successes as policymakers intervene and try to put a stop to their efforts.
Available on Youtube Dominion uses drones and hidden camera footage to broadcast the animal cruelty that occus behind closed slaughterhouse doors. This documentary will have you questioning humankinds’ default dominion over our animal friends.
Planning to use these films to stay woke to veganism? Be sure to tag us on social media and let us know you’re watching!
During her studies to become a registered dietitian, Anja—a longtime vegetarian—transitioned to a vegan diet. Living in Kalamazoo, Michigan at the time (Go Broncos!), she met Maggie and Tammie through VegOut Kalamazoo (one of VegOut’s first focus cities) and began collaborating with the duo. When she’s not writing about new vegan eats, practicing as a pediatric clinical dietitian, and virtually coaching fellow plant-based eaters, you can find her creating veg-centric recipes, trying new cruelty-free products, and spending time with her partner Addison and cat Kovu.
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