Matthew Galkin's I Am An Animal: the Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA, being a recent study in what not to do in these circumstances. It never ceases to baffle how organizations with a clear, well-defined social agenda cannot be bothered to build affinity groups with that little known conglomerate known as humanity. It not only undercuts their recruiting efforts, it calls into question the film-maker's and organization's most basic intellectual function to try to cast workers earning minimum wage in horrifically dangerous work as bloodthirsty butchers getting wealthy from animal abuse.
RIYL: Collapse, FLOW: For Love of Water, Sharkwater, An Inconvenient Truth.
End of the Line is playing in select cities around the US. In Portland at the Living Room Theaters.