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10 Life Changing Vegan Documentaries

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Here are 10 life changing Vegan documentaries to add to your must watch list.

But first off educating yourself is one of the best things that you can do on your vegan journey. There are always so many things to learn, and so many sources of motivation and inspiration through documentaries, videos, and books.

Below will be a list of some of the most powerful and influential documentaries out there. At just over an hour long, watching any one of these videos could literally change your entire life. You can watch all of these yourself, and/or recommend them to your friends and family members who are curious or confused about veganism.

Please be aware that a lot of these videos might draw out a lot of strong emotions, and you should mentally prepare yourself before watching these documentaries. 

The documentaries are organized from newest to oldest.

vegan documentariesFood Choices (2016)

Food Choices covers everything you could possibly wonder about veganism. It covers the health aspect, the environmental impacts that animal agriculture has on the earth, and the cruelty that animals have to endure just for people to eat them. It also covers topics such as vegan athletes, vegan kids, and much more. The filmmaker is Michal Siewierski.

Here is the website: http://www.foodchoicesmovie.com

You can rent it on iTunes HERE or you can buy the DVD HERE

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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret (2014)

Cowspiracy is an Environmental documentary that follows filmmaker Kip Anderson as he exposes the most destructive industry facing our earth: animal agriculture.

He investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations deny it and don’t want to talk about it. It’s full of mind blowing facts and really proves that true environmentalists should not be eating meat or dairy.

Here is the website: http://www.cowspiracy.com/about/

The documentary is available to watch on Netflix or you can buy the DVD HERE

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Speciesism: The Movie (2013)

Speciesism is a documentary where Filmmaker Mark Devries investigates factories that raise animals for human consumption.

It challenges the beliefs that humans are above morally superior animals.

Here is the website: http://speciesismthemovie.com

You can visit HERE to find out where you can watch Speciesim.

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Blackfish (2013)

Blackfish exposes the harsh truth of what happens to sea animals in the entertainment business.

It follows the story of Tilikum, a killer whale like many others in the sea-park industry. This documentary shows how little we have learned about these extremely intelligent mammals.

Here is the website: http://www.blackfishmovie.com

The documentary is available to watch on Netflix or you can buy the DVD HERE on Amazon.  

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Live and Let Live (2013)

Live and Let Live is a documentary that examines the relationship that humans and animals have, the history of veganism, and also the health and environmental reasons that shift people to go vegan.

Here is the website: http://www.letlivefilm.com/en/

The documentary is available to watch on Netflix or you can also buy the DVD HERE on Amazon. 

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Vegucated (2011)

Vegucated follows three meat lovers who agree to try out a plant based diet for 6 weeks.

They learn so much about health and the hidden sides of animal agriculture. They risk everything to expose an industry that they supported only weeks ago.

Here is the website: http://www.getvegucated.com

The documentary is available to watch on Netflix or you can buy the DVD HERE on Amazon. 

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Forks Over Knives (2011)
In Forks Over Knives, researchers explore the possibility that when you change your diet from an animal based diet to a plant based one, it helps control or even reverse diseases such as cancer and diabetes.

Here is the website: http://www.forksoverknives.com

The documentary is available to watch on Netflix.

You can also buy the DVD HERE on Amazon.

vegan documentariesFat, Sick & Nearly Dead (2010)

This documentary follows the life of an obese Joe Cross with health issues who changes his diet to a plant based one, taking the extremes of consuming nothing but fruit and vegetable juice for 60 days. In doing so he loses weight and recovers his health.

Here is the website: http://www.fatsickandnearlydead.com

The documentary is available to watch on Netflix.

Also available in DVD format HERE on Amazon.

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Food Inc (2008)
This documentary takes a look inside America’s food industry, going back to where the food came from and what the animals had to go through in order to get on people’s plates.

Here is the website: http://www.takepart.com/foodinc

You can watch it on youtube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtPCtQg51Pg

You can also buy this in DVD format HERE on Amazon.

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Earthlings (2005)

Earthlings is an extremely powerful documentary that shows how humans depend on animals for pets, food, clothing, entertainment, and scientific research.

It exposes the truth about how these industries abuse animals, and the reality of what they are forced to endure every day of their lives. The film is narrated by Joaquin Phoenix.

Here is the website: http://www.nationearth.com/earthlings-1/

Here is the link on youtube where you can watch it for free: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opj0_3L1l88&list=PLv7whYPHSlwTVb06qz0XrrLikH40cGdhs

What Vegan Documentaries have you seen that should be on this list?

Comment below and let me know which one was the most impactful to you and feel free to share this article on Vegan Documentaries if you got value.

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