Are you looking for new ways to find out more about a vegan diet and a vegan lifestyle? Why not have a vegan-themed movie night with a group of friends or colleagues, with some delicious vegan snacks and films that will expand your horizons? We’ve put together a list of our top five vegan films:
This is one of the most well-known documentaries about the multi-billion dollar meat industry. It’s the predecessor of the 2021 hit documentary Seaspiracy and lifts the lid on animal agriculture and its devastating effect on our environment. Acclaimed Director, Darren Aronofsky, described it as a ‘documentary that will rock and inspire the environmental movement.’
Forks Over Knives
If you’re interested in the potential health benefits of a plant-based diet, then Forks Over Knives is the film for you! The film makes the bold claim that a lot of chronic diseases can be mitigated by a vegan diet. It follows a group of Americans with a range of different conditions, as they discover how a plant-based diet can help them live healthier lives.
This BBC mockumentary, from Simon Amstell, is set in the year 2067, when the UK is a fully-vegan country. The guilt of the older generations is explored, with the film moving in time from the 20th Century, straight through to the late 21st. It’s an irreverent, thought-provoking film, with some laugh-out-loud moments.
Kiss the Ground
Narrated by movie megastar, Woody Harrelson, this film delves into ‘regenerative agriculture.’ It looks at how this approach could potentially balance the needs of humanity with the future of the planet. An insightful, paradigm-shifting exploration that is ultimately full of optimism and positivity.
Akashinga: The Brave Ones
If you have a spare 15 minutes, then this short film will absolutely blow you away. It follows the all-female group of rangers that patrol Zimbabwe’s Lower Zambezi Valley. The role is dangerous and their unflinching commitment to protecting the wildlife from poachers is astounding. They are also fuelled by plant-based meals!