Many people have experienced several critical moments in their journeys while watching documentaries on the vegan lifestyle, animal rights, and animal welfare issues. This should not come as a surprise, given that there are so many reasons to go vegan — from the human health benefits to the environment to the benefits for the animals themselves, these 13 must-watch vegan documentaries will show you why the vegan diet, ethic, and ideology are so important for humanity’s future.
15 Must-Watch Vegan Documentaries
Now that it’s well into the 21st century, mainstream society has accepted that taking care of the planet is a good idea. There has never been a better time to draw attention to the inconvenient link between animal agriculture and ecological crises such as climate change, ocean dead zones, and water shortages.
“Cowspiracy” manages to do exactly that, while simultaneously calling out several environmentalist organizations for ignoring –or even obscuring– the truth about animal agriculture’s impact on the planet.
2. “WHAT THE HEALTH”
Following the success of “Cowspiracy,” filmmakers Kip Anderson and Keegan Kuhn took it upon themselves to show that veganism is good for our bodies, as well as the planet. “What the Health” explores the many benefits of a vegan diet and exposes the reluctance of health and nutrition organizations to point out the negative health effects of consuming animal products.