Live and Let Live

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Live and Let Live is a feature documentary examining our relationship with animals, the history of veganism and the ethical, environmental and health reasons that move people to go vegan.

Food scandals, climate change, lifestyle diseases and ethical concerns move more and more people to reconsider eating animals and animal products. From butcher to vegan chef, from factory farmer to farm sanctuary owner – Live and Let Live tells the stories of six individuals who decided to stop consuming animal products for different reasons and shows the impact the decision has had on their lives.

Philosophers such as Peter Singer, Tom Regan and Gary Francione join scientists T. Colin Campbell and Jonathan Balcombe and many others to shed light on the ethical, health and environmental perspectives of veganism.

Through these stories, Live and Let Live showcases the evolution of veganism from its origins in London 1944 to one of the fastest growing lifestyles worldwide, with more and more people realizing what’s on their plates matters to animals, the environment and ultimately – themselves.

Technical information and screening rights...

Director: Marc Pierschel
Script: Marc Pierschel
Production: Marc Pierschel, Tofu Music
Music: Cars and Trains
Actors: Jonathan Balcombe, Melanie Joy, Will Potter, Jan Gerdes, Karin Mück, Robert Goodland, Kurt Schmidinger, Aaron Adams. Lauren Ornelas, Kati Kosler, Neil Robinson, T. Colin, Campbell, Matt Ruscigno, Peter Singer
Country: Germany
Shooting locations: Germany, USA
Year: 2013
Run Time: 80 minutes
Language (Audio): German, Englisch
Language (Subtitles): German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, Finnish, Russian, Polish, Serbian, Croatian, Hungarian, Romanian, Greek, Chinese.
Screening rights Germany: mindjazz pictures
World rights: mind jazz pictures international
Original title: Live and Let Live

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Activism Health Veganism


entertainment value

scientificity+ journalistic quality

Transfer of a momentum

Picture, music, craftsmanship

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