The OIVFF will launch its inaugural screenings as the world’s first vegan film festival on October 14. It will not only showcase the talents of extraordinary filmmakers, but also serve as a crucial link connecting a global community of vegans and inspiring non-vegans to make kinder, more informed food choices. Learn more and view the trailer here!
HeARTs Speak is an organization comprised of more than 600 artists working hard to give every shelter animal a chance of being adopted. Their motto says it best: “Creating a world where no shelter animal goes unseen.”
The organization K9s For Warriors takes shelter dogs who would have otherwise been euthanized and trains them to become service dogs for post 9/11 veterans suffering from PTSD. They have saved the lives of over 800 shelter dogs.
A poem focusing on what most meat eaters push aside. What tastes, smells, and histories are really there on that plate of meat?
A poem inspired by the harrowing footage of animal abuse in UK slaughterhouses seen in the documentary ‘Land of Hope and Glory.’
A poem inspired by a Save Movement Vigil at the Sandyford slaughterhouse in Paisley, Scotland.
Look at the world and think
With choice would you want
To rejoice with us in the stink
Of this overcrowded land?
Sing along with Save Our Strays Penang to “TNVR,” a song parody of “YMCA” produced by dedicated volunteers!
Sheep on the hill, silent, as the
Day, dark falling
Filling the pools is the swift rain – cruel and nourishing – high hill
Into the night…
And what remains after all has been vanquished? Earth. A planet of miracles, lush green forests, wild rushing rivers and blue oceans filled with Life…
Children who are surrounded by adults who don’t support their compassionate feelings suffer in lonely isolation and confusion. Our best hope for the future isn’t five-year-olds. Our best hope is five-year-olds supported by adults who have nurtured their own primal sympathies to maturity.