Please watch this HBO documentary:
Death on a Factory Farm
From the makers of HBO’s 2006 documentary Dealing Dogs, this film takes a harrowing look at animal cruelty in an Ohio factory hog farm, as chronicled through undercover footage taken by “Pete,” the same animal-rights investigator who appeared in the first film.
And please encourage other people to watch this documentary. It WILL change people’s minds. Some people WILL go vegan as a result of watching this film.
The preview alone will change some people’s minds. The preview ALONE will encourage some people to go vegan. Please spread this preview far and wide.
“Each year, ten billion animals are raised for consumption in the U.S., mostly on sprawling, industrialized farms, where virtually no federal laws mandate how the animals are treated – though guidelines exist – and state laws are ineffective. As a result, animals are frequently subjected to what many consider cruel treatment and inhumane conditions in the interest of economic efficiency. DEATH ON A FACTORY FARM chronicles an investigation into alleged abuses that took place at a hog farm in Creston, Ohio. This shocking documentary is produced by Tom Simon (a seven-time Emmy® winner) and Sarah Teale, producer of the 2006 HBO special “Dealing Dogs,” which received two Emmy® nominations, including Best Documentary. ”
[...] “hogs were being hung by chains and strangled to death”[...]
“Over the course of six weeks, Pete secretly filmed numerous disturbing scenes, including piglets being tossed into crates from across a room, impregnated sows held in pens that don’t allow them to move, an unhealthy piglet being slammed against a wall to [kill him or her], and a sick sow being hung by a chain from a forklift until it choked to death. [...]
“DEATH ON A FACTORY FARM is seven-time Emmy® winner Tom Simon’s second film for HBO. Sarah Teale’s previous HBO credits include “Dealing Dogs,” “Bellevue: Inside Out” and “Mumia Abu Jamal: A Case for Reasonable Doubt?,” which received a CableACE Award. “
Mark your calenders, set your DVR, tell your friends!
- Here’s my review >>
- Here are five scenes from the film >>
- Here’s a bit about the undercover investigator, Pete >>