Below are a few of our team’s favourite documentaries that have helped raise awareness about the plight against animals and share the benefits of a vegan diet.
For the Animals
Dominion is a feature-length documentary that explores the various ways animals are used and abused by humans, particularly in the meat, dairy, egg, clothing and entertainment industries. The footage is predominately from Australia. Contains graphic footage.
Watch it for free today.
An investigation of factories that raise animals for human consumption. It exposes secrets about modern factory farms, and questions the belief that humans are more important than the rest.
Stream it today (small fee).
Earthlings exposes the suffering inflicted on animals who are used for food, clothing, entertainment and research. The footage is from America. Contains graphic footage.
Stream it for free today.
For your Health
The Game Changers (2019)
James Wilks delves on a quest for the truth about meat, protein, and strength, discovering the benefits of plant-based living. The documentary showcases elite athletes, special ops soldiers, and scientists to change the way people eat and live.
Watch it for free on Netflix.
What the Health (2017)
Filmmaker, Kip Andersen, reveals the secret to preventing and even reversing chronic diseases, and he investigates why the nation’s leading health organizations don’t want people to know about it.
Stream it for free on Netflix OR Rent it online.
Forks Over Knives (2011)
Researchers explore the benefits a whole-foods, plant-based diet can have on peoples health, showing how it can help eliminate or control diseases like cancer and diabetes.
Watch it on Netflix, YouTube (fee), or Google Play (fee)
For the Planet
Cowspiracy researches the true impacts of animal agriculture on the planet. Scientists explore various environmental concerns, including global warming, water use, deforestation, ocean dead zones, and suggests that animal agriculture is the leading cause of environmental destruction.
Watch it for on Netflix or download today (fee).
For Animals, Health and the Planet
Food Choices (2016)
Food Choices researches the impact our food choices have on our health, the planet and the lives of other species. It looks at many misconceptions about food and diet, offering a new view on these issues.
Watch it for free online.
Live and Let Live (2013)
Live and Let Live focuses on the people who are going vegan and their reasoning. It examines our relationships with animals, the history of veganism, and the ethical, environmental and health reasons people make the switch.
Watch it on Netflix today.
Planeat is the story of three men’s life-long search for a diet which is good for our health, good for the environment and good for the future of the planet. The documentary features, pioneering chefs, scientists and doctors who present a convincing case for the West to re-examine its love affair with meat and dairy, for both our health and the heath of the planet.
Watch it today on YouTube.
Want to change but not sure how?
It is incredibly lucky that the diet which saves animals is also great for our health and the planet!
If you are considering changing but unsure of how Vegan Easy has put together a free 30-day meal plan to help you get started. Let us know in the comments below if you are going to start your journey today and what documentary affected you most.