Documentary about the international trade in captive orcas.

Topics: Animals in the Wild
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Documentary based on Nim Chimpsky, a book detailing the bizarre history of Project Nim, a language research project in which the subject chimpanzee was raised like a human child, taught sign language...

Topics: Animals in Research
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Documentary on animal activists who, based on a campaign known as “Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty,” found themselves targeted as terrorists by the United States government.

Topics: Attitudes and Activism
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Documentary film about the Taiji, Japan, dolphin hunting drive. It was awarded the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2010. Directed by Louie Psihoyos, starring Ric O’Barry.

Topics: Animals in the Wild, Hunting
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Documentary about exotic animals kept as pets, including information about the inadequacy of legal regimes governing this practice and the dangers presented.

Topics: Animals as Companions, Exotic Animals
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Topics: Replacement Innovation
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Documentary depicting the life and death of a circus elephant who went on a rampage in Honolulu in 1994, killed her trainer in front of thousands of spectators and died in a hail of gunfire.

Topics: Animals in Entertainment
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Documentary on the work of the Nonhuman Rights Project. Directed by Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker and starring Steven M. Wise.

Topics: Law and Policy
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Examines the impacts that agriculture, particularly but not exclusively industrial animal agriculture, has on humans, animals, and the environment, and considers them specifically in the light of...

Topics: Animals in Agriculture, Environment, Food Production, Food Consumption, Activism
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A Catholic theologian’s exploration of the teachings of Scripture, the Church fathers and the modern Catholic Church regarding our obligations to treat animals morally.

Topics: Religion, Treatment of Animals
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