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A Cow at My Table (1998)

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A Cow at My Table explores Western attitudes towards farm animals and meat, and the intense battle between animal advocates and the meat industry to influence the consumer's mind. Five ... See full summary »

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Jennifer Abbott

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Credited cast:
Susan Kitchen Susan Kitchen ... Herself (Alberta Foundation for Animal Care)
Susan Schafers Susan Schafers ... Herself (Holborn Poultry Farms)
Jim Mason Jim Mason ... Himself (co-author of Animal Factories)
Joy Ripley Joy Ripley ... Herself (Alberta Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)
Ian Duncan Ian Duncan ... Himself (Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare)
Gene Baur Gene Baur ... Himself (Farm Sanctuary)
Jeannette Armstrong Jeannette Armstrong ... Herself (activist, writer)
Karen Davis Karen Davis ... Herself (United Poultry Concerns)
Vandana Shiva ... Herself
Carol J. Adams Carol J. Adams ... Herself (author of The Sexual Politics of Meat)
Tom Regan Tom Regan ... Himself (philosopher, activist)
Peter Singer ... Himself (philosopher, activist)
Howard Lyman Howard Lyman ... Himself (author of Mad Cowboy)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George Beard George Beard ... Himself
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A Cow at My Table explores Western attitudes towards farm animals and meat, and the intense battle between animal advocates and the meat industry to influence the consumer's mind. Five years in production took Director Jennifer Abbott across Canada, the US, Australia and New Zealand to meet with the leaders of the animal rights movement, animal welfare advocates as well as spokespeople from livestock industries. A Cow at My Table inter-cuts these diverse perspectives with archival films, images from modern-day agribusiness and footage of farm animals shot from uncharacteristic vantage points.

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Canada

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English

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