While veganism can be easy for some people, it can be quite rough for others.
And not because they are forcing themselves on something they don’t believe in, but because they believe in it but lack the knowledge and understanding of how to go about it. Or at least want to cement their understanding of veganism.
This is where information is crucial, and documentaries are a great place to start.
These vegan documentaries push to help you better understand the journey towards sustainable veganism for both humans, animals, and the planet.
Released in 2014, Cowspiracy is a 1h 30min must-watch film for anyone who cares about the planet.
The film explores greenhouse gas emissions from animal agriculture and its effects on the planet, including deforestation, global warming, ocean dead zones, species extinction, and water use.
The most thought-provoking experience in this film is the fact that it’s grounded in science, giving you the confidence that your beliefs directly correspond to research.
The Game Changer
The Game Changer came out as the most publicized vegan documentary. And for a good reason, I must say.
It’s a 1h 25min film released in 2018.
It mainly debunks the myth that athletes need meat to gain strength, optimize performance, recovery, and improve their general well-being.
With many athletes now going vegan, this film is proof enough that plant protein is just but enough in a field where meat was considered essential.
The film also features pro athletes and renowned doctors, including Dr. Kim Williams MD (2017 President of the American College of Cardiology) and Dr. Scott Stoll MD (Team Physician for the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Federation).
Forks Over Knives
It’s a 1h 36min film from 2011 that focuses on empowering individuals on a plant-based diet’s health benefits, including disease prevention, reversal, and longevity.
Among the featured researchers include Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn and Dr. T. Colin Campbell, the china study author.
This film is one of those you’ll have to watch with tears in your eyes.
It’s a 1hr 35min film featuring sensitive footage of the kind of torture animals go through to satisfy people’s selfish wants for food, clothing, and even scientific studies.
Graphics in this film can be quite sensitive for some individuals, but if you can, trust me, it’s worth watching.
What the Health
The Health is a 1hr 32min film released in 2017 by the same filmmakers of the Cowspiracy film.
It focuses on the benefits of a plant-based diet on health and the environment.
One unique approach to this film is that it exposes different health organizations meant to protect human health or claim to protect human health but do the exact opposite.
It goes on to uncover a big lie behind the pharmaceutical industry and the fact that it’s only but a money-making machine.
This film is a great awakening on health and disease, especially now that lifestyle diseases like obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and even cancer are on the rise.
Whether you’re vegan for health reasons, the environment, or animals, these films expose the reality of animal torture and the effects of meat consumption on health and the environment.
They offer an in-depth understanding that veganism is a wholesome journey and the only correct path to health, animal existence, and environmental sustainability.