Eating Animals

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Eating Animals


Saturday Nov 10 07:00 PM
Sunday Nov 11 01:00 PM
Sunday Nov 11 04:00 PM
Sunday Nov 11 07:00 PM


Doris Duke Theatre


Museum members: $10.00
General Admission: $12.00


About the Film:

Directed by Christopher Quinn. USA. 2017. 95 min. 

How much do you know about the food that’s on your plate? Based on the bestselling book by Jonathan Safran Foer, narrated by co-producer Natalie Portman, and directed by Christopher Quinn (God Grew Tired of Us), Eating Animals is an urgent, eye-opening look at the environmental, economic, and public health consequences of factory farming. Tracing the history of food production in the United States, the film charts how farming has gone from local and sustainable to a corporate Frankenstein monster that offers cheap eggs, meat, and dairy at a steep cost: the exploitation of animals; the risky use of antibiotics and hormones; and the pollution of our air, soil, and water. Spotlighting farmers who have pushed backed against industrial agriculture with more humane practices, Eating Animals offers attainable, commonsense solutions to a growing crisis while making the case that ethical farming is not only an animal rights issue but one that affects every aspect of our lives. 

On Saturday, November 10 at 7pm, join us for a post-screening discussion about food sustainability and animal rights. Doors open at 6:30pm. Arrive early to get complimentary sustainable food samples from 7VegansHi, Shortcakes Hi, and ShakaTea. 

Panelists include: 
Doorae Shin, Co-founder of Good Food Movement 
Nick Pecoraro, Organizer at Oahu Animal Save & Animal Liberation Oahu 
Cathy Goeggel, President of Animal Rights Hawaii 
Annalyssah Camacho (Moderator), Co-founder of Good Food Movement

Special thanks to our community partners Good Food Movement and Animal Liberation Oahu. 

Read The Washington Post review.

Read The Chicago-Sun Times review.

The Honolulu Museum of Art is proud to participate in Science on Screen®, an initiative to offer creative pairings of current, classic, cult, and documentary films with introductions by notable figures from the world of science, technology, and medicine. This is an initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre, with major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. 

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