|Published on:||10 February 2014||Producer:||Ron Fricke|
|Number of views:||1'780'399 on 21 April 2017|
|Rubric(s):||Health, Nutrition, Nature, Environment, Ethics|
|Topterms:||Vegan nutrition||Tags:||Non-meat-diet, Milk, Dairy products, Unhealthy, Meat, Meat consumption, Health, Animal welfare|
The approximately 6-minute short film using a fast cutting technique presents the intensive poultry farming and the slaughtering process of cattle and pigs, along with the way meat consumption finally impacts us. It’s worth following along and being dazed by the final scene!
The video can be found on myscienceacademy.org, and represents a section from the 99 minutes film Samsara (2011). Wikipedia writes about it: “Samsara is a 2011 non-narrative documentary film, directed by Ron Fricke and produced by Mark Magidson, who also collaborated on Baraka (1992), a film of a similar vein. Samsara was filmed over five years in 25 countries around the world. It was shot in 70 mm format and output to digital format. The film premiered at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival and received a limited release in August 2012. "
This section was originally published on 19.8.2013 with a duration of 6:55 minutes on myscienceacademy.org. "Alexander of Macedon" published it on YouTube on 6.2.2015. Many slightly shortened versions can be found on YouTube. One of these (10.2.14), uploaded by Daves House, reached a total of 1’780’399 hits by April 2017. This one is presented here, with a more exciting start than the original version.