We met with the philosopher, Dr. Bernard Rollin, an internationally respected animal ethicist, to discuss the treatment of animals at the time of slaughter.
Local farmers raise animals on pasture, out of cages, and in good health —Who would have thought a humane death would be so difficult?
Directors: Audrey Kali and David Tamés
Cinematographers: Chuck Green, Allie Humenuk, Ed Slattery, and David Tamés
Abattoir Rising is a documentary film currently in production.
You can help us complete the film with your financial support: DONATE NOW (this takes you to our Fiscal Sponsor’s donation page). Our fiscal sponsor is a qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, therefore, contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. If you have any questions, you may contact us directly.
The production phase of the film is being supported by a Production Grant from the LEF Moving Image Fund, a Matching Grant from Farm Forward, and donations by private individuals. In addition, Farm Forward is donating ongoing strategic consulting services and has featured the film on its website, newsletter, and social media networks.
The preproduction phase of the film was supported by a Development Grant from the LEF Moving Image Fund along with grants from the Framingham State University Foundation, the Framingham State University Office of Academic Affairs, the Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni, the Framingham State University Center for Excellence in Teaching, Scholarship and Service, and donations by private individuals.