Go to the main content Menu
Back
News
Mohini Patel Mohini Patel Mohini Patel

Vegan Film Festival Announces Free Online Streaming for Earth Day

Due to current circumstances, the International Vegan Film Festival World Tour has come to a halt. Starting on Earth Day, April 22, through June 30, 2020, eleven of the twelve short films that were available on the world tour will now be free to watch and can be viewed online at the festival’s website (theivff.com).

For the last two years, the International Vegan Film Festival has brought some of the world's most relevant vegan-themed stories and visual artistry to theaters around the world and in these uncertain times, the International Vegan Film Festival is proud to bring the festival’s world tour to everyone, everywhere.

Most of the films that were scheduled for touring—the only exception being “Planet Vegan”— are now available for free viewing online with no purchase necessary. The total screening time is approximately 90 minutes in length with films covering all of the four Festival categories.

Festival Director Shawn Stratton said, “Connecting with friends and strangers alike at our theater screenings is at the heart of the World Tour, however, with the current cancellation of the Tour we don't want our audiences to miss out on viewing these important films. So we are adapting and responding to social distancing to offer 90 minutes of films from our World Tour screening, free of charge. This is our hometown, feel-good, theater experience, streamed into the comfort of living rooms around the world.”

The International Vegan Film Festival is an annual film event. Now in its third year, the festival kicks off every October in Ottawa, Canada. The festival showcases vegan-themed films from around the world covering a wide variety of topics. Some of these include animal rights, food choices, ethics, sustainability, and climate change.

Since 2018, the International Vegan Film Festival has embarked on a world tour. Anyone can sign up to be a host and then pick where and when they would like to have their own Vegan Film Festival screening. It is a great way to build the local vegan community, interact with friends, and raise money for a cause all while watching great independent vegan films.

 

RELATED: Impossible Foods Expands Retail Product to 750+ Additional Grocery Stores Nationwide


Want even more vegan news, food, and lifestyle content? Subscribe to VegOut LA Magazine or VegOut NYC Magazine!

Mohini Patel

@mylifemoni

Mohini, a born and raised vegetarian from Chicago, initially went vegan when faced with a health issue, but stayed vegan for the animals. Whole food plant-based eating (inspired by traditional Indian culture) is her optimal diet. An advocate for mental health and lifestyle changes, she has a degree in Health Sciences from DePaul University.

Articles by Mohini
Mohini Patel

More from VegOut

See the article ayesha curry teams up with so delicious to help america ditch dairy

Ayesha Curry Teams up with So Delicious to Help America Ditch Dairy

So Delicious and Ayesha Curry are launching a new line of cheese alternatives next month, and they’re on a mission to help Americans ditch dairy for good.

Melissa Nowakowski
So Delicious
News
See the article intelligentsia launches ready-to-drink vegan oat milk lattes

Intelligentsia Launches Ready-to-Drink Vegan Oat Milk Lattes

Specialty coffee roaster and third-wave coffee shop Intelligentsia has entered the ready-to-drink retail space with its new line of bottled beverages. The single-serve products include Cold Coffee, Oat Latte, and Spiced Oat Latte—each inspired by café bestsellers. For the latte varietals, Intelligentsia partnered with Oatly to ensure its creamy caffeinated offerings are vegan-friendly. The standard Oat Latte combines Oatly oat milk with Cold Coffee, and the spiced version riffs on this combination with the addition of cinnamon, vanilla, orange, and ginger.

Tanya Flink
Intelligentsia
News
See the article black-owned vegan business spotlight: vegan mob

Black-Owned Vegan Business Spotlight: Vegan Mob

Vegan Mob began with owner and founder Toriano Gordon giving out free vegan gumbo on a street corner in early 2019. Less than seven months of pop-ups and farmers markets later, the brick-and-mortar restaurant opened its doors in Oakland and has been cranking out next-level vegan BBQ and soul food ever since. How did Gordon manage to build this small dream into a profitable restaurant in less than a year? You’re not the only one who wants to know. Gordon credits his success to making quick decisions and never giving up.

Cayla White
Vegan Mob
Food & Drink San Francisco
See the article vegan drive-thru burger joint opens in upland, california

Vegan Drive-Thru Burger Joint Opens in Upland, California

The Inland Empire has a new vegan burger joint! Spotless Burgers has opened its doors in Upland, California with a location in Glendora opening this weekend and additional locations launching soon in Riverside, San Gabriel, La Verne, and Burbank.

Cayla White
Spotless Burgers
News Los Angeles
See the article incogmeato is giving away plant-based meat for lent

Incogmeato Is Giving Away Plant-Based Meat for Lent

Lent is here and Incogmeato—the 100% vegan line of plant-based meats from MorningStar Farms—is fully prepared. The brand will be giving away free samples nationwide to encourage people to choose plant-based proteins over seafood this Lenten Season.

Cayla White
Incogmeato
News
See the article vegan fast food spot opens in roanoke, virginia

Vegan Fast Food Spot Opens in Roanoke, Virginia

We’re screaming from the rooftops because a new fully vegan fast food spot, Screamin Vegan, just opened up in Roanoke, Virginia.

Melissa Nowakowski
Screamin Vegan
News
See the article 12 spots for vegan tacos in los angeles

12 Spots for Vegan Tacos in Los Angeles

Let’s be honest—taco time is all the time, not just on Tuesdays. Particularly if you live in LA, there are just too many fantastic vegan tacos to try to limit yourself to one day a week. Start with these 12 outstanding taco spots, then expand your taco tastings from here.

Tanya Flink
Food & Drink Los Angeles
See the article quinoa breakfast bowl with blueberry & matcha snack recipe

Quinoa Breakfast Bowl with Blueberry & Matcha SNACK Recipe

Quinoa in the morning? Absolutely! There’s no better way to start your day than with this whole grain packed with protein and fiber. We’re loving it topped with blueberries, almonds, and SNACK superfood clusters!

VegOut Team
SNACK
Sponso Recipe
See the article ridiculous baking co now delivers vegan croissants across southern california

Ridiculous Baking Co Now Delivers Vegan Croissants Across Southern California

Vegan croissant and baked goods supplier Ridiculous Baking Co (RBC) is now offering fresh weekend delivery in Orange County and Los Angeles. Owner Adam Leach partnered with Crema Artisan Bakers in Irvine which made this expansion possible. RBC’s assortment of buttery vegan croissants, flaky cronuts, sticky cinnamon rolls, and more is now available for Saturday morning delivery in Orange County and Sunday morning delivery in Los Angeles.

Tanya Flink
Ridiculous Baking Company
News Los Angeles
See the article 11 store-bought vegan chicken brands we love

11 Store-Bought Vegan Chicken Brands We Love

From nuggets and tenders to patties and strips, your tried-and-true vegan brands are serving up plant-based offerings to help you get your veggie chicken fix. Have yet to try them? There are several cruelty-free chicken products on the market that will have you saying, “what the cluck?" Here’s a list of some of our favorites and how we like to eat them.

Anja Grommons
Food & Drink

Newsletter

We’ll keep you updated on new information,
upcoming events, and the best deals in your area.

By signing up you agree to receive emails from VegOut Magazine
and accept our terms of use, privacy policy, and cookie policy.

Subscribe Now

Get the premier vegan food and lifestyle magazine delivered to your door (or inbox!)
Order the magazine!
The Wellness Issue
The Holiday Issue 2020

Navigation

The Wellness Issue

Subscribe Now

Order the magazine!
Close

Filters

Cities

The Most

Writer

Please be aware that we use cookies on our website.

Learn more › ok