Exceptional Animal Films to Inspire

Extraordinary animal films to inform and delight you visually. Most are free to watch and all of them are essential to broaden your awareness of the thrilling and exciting, but often dangerous lives these precious animals live. We are the recipients of the immense joy that they bring us every day and we must step out, speak up and help them to survive.

What to do About Whales? (2007)
The debate and the future of our great whales, internationally. Watch online -51 minute film.
Vanishing of the Bees (2010) True Mind Studio DVD (Trailer)
Honeybees, a keystone species vital to sustaining our ecosystem, are mysteriously disappearing across the planet, literally vanishing from their hives. Known as Colony Collapse Disorder, this phenomenon has brought beekeepers to crisis in an industry responsible for producing apples, broccoli, watermelon, onions, cherries, almonds and a hundred other fruits and vegetables. Commercial honeybee operations pollinate crops that provide one out of every three bites of food on our tables. Narrated by Academy Award nominee Ellen Page, "Vanishing of the Bees" follows commercial beekeepers David Hackenberg and Dave Mendes as they strive to keep their bees healthy and fulfill pollination contracts across the U.S. The film explores the struggles they face as the two friends plead their case on Capitol Hill and travel across the Pacific Ocean in the quest to protect their honeybees.
The Future of Food (2005) Exposes Monsanto/GMOs
See 10 minute trailer exposing the shocking and diabolical agenda.
A River of Waste: The Hazardous Truth About Factory Farms (2009) DVD
A heart-stopping new documentary, A RIVER OF WASTE exposes a huge health and environmental scandal in our modern industrial system of meat and poultry production. Some scientists have gone so far as to call the condemned current factory farm practices as mini Chernobyls. In the U.S and elsewhere, the meat and poultry industry is dominated by dangerous uses of arsenic, antibiotics, growth hormones and by the dumping of massive amounts of sewage in fragile waterways and environments. The film documents the vast catastrophic impact on the environment and public health as well as focuses on the individual lives damaged and destroyed.
Don McCorkell (Actor), Drew Edmonson (Actor), Don McCorkell (Director) | Rated: NR -92 minute documentary
Planet in Peril (2008)
The wildlife and animals on our beautiful planet are the most delicate of our creatures. They cannot speak literally, but through their beauty and sound we hear them all around us. However, day by day that universal "song" is becoming quieter. If we could no longer hear them, the silence and loneliness would break our hearts. We would be alone, and how frightening that would be."Planet in Peril" conveys the striking contrast of the joy in perfect beauty and the sadness of perfect misery. To hear and feel the emotions as dear fellow humans, fellow family members, explain their fear, pain and sorrow over human losses that can never be compensated by anyone except God. We should all be grateful that "Planet in Peril", took the time to document and show us the big picture of what is happening to our planet, to our home. To listen and learn. Humbly.What we don't treasure we often lose. "Plane
Manatees * Species in Peril International Video Projects, Inc.
See 5 minute trailer- You Tube- Jimmy Buffet introduction
Join IVP and Save the Manatee Club as they take you on a journey to view these unique animals. Learn about manatees, the conservation programs designed to protect them, and what you can do to help save the manatees for future generations.
Polar Bears and Global Warming
The danger of polar bear extinction due to disappearing Arctic ice, is real. We cannot stand by in silence. We must get involved and we must speak up.
More video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pytQd_L9aM
Farm Sanctuary Lecture by President and Co-Founder, Gene Baur/one hour.
Inspiring message Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food, concerning factory farmed animals that were rescued from deplorable conditions and are now treated with respect and dignity in a safe environment and exploring the food myths we have been taught.
The Private Life of Deer - PBS (Trailer)
From our kitchen windows, we spot them, nibbling away at our gardens and shrubs. But once they retreat from our view, where do the white-tailed deer go? Scientists outfit deer with night vision cameras and GPS tracking equipment that reveal the hidden world of white-tailed deer in a whole new light, allowing us to see them not as common backyard creatures, but as intelligent, affectionate family members.
My Life as a Turkey
My Life as a Turkey is the account of an amazing experiment: Naturalist Joe Hutto incubates two dozen wild-turkey eggs with the intention of human-imprinting and raising them. But the relationship that develops between the author and the birds changes his life so that he wonders who has imprinted whom.