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Unity Documentary Opens Worldwide Beginning August 12; Features 100 Celebrity Narrators

Featuring an unprecedented cast of 100 celebrity narrators, the timely documentary Unity will be distributed by SpectiCast in select theatres worldwide beginning August 12.

Written and directed by Shaun Monson (Earthlings), produced by Melissa Danis and Monson, the film explores the interconnectivity of all life on Earth and our responsibility to do better. A production of Monson’s Nation Earth, Unity will is expected to premiere on 1000-1200+ screens across the globe. SpectiCast has partnered with Fathom Events for the domestic release on select U.S. screens. Tickets and more information including participating theatre locations and global distribution partners coming soon.

Seven years in the making, Unity explores humanity’s impact on the world and our opportunity for transformation. Presented in chapters, Unity takes an in-depth look at what it means to be human, exploring themes of love, tragedy and, ultimately, hope. Coupled with stunning cinematography, Unity is a singular and unforgettable cinematic experience.
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Documentary ‘Unity’ Set for Aug. 12 Release with 100 Star Narrators

Documentary ‘Unity’ Set for Aug. 12 Release with 100 Star Narrators
Shaun Monson’s documentary “Unity,” featuring 100 celebrity narrators, will be distributed by SpectiCast at 1,000 to 1,200 screens worldwide beginning Aug. 12, Variety has learned exclusively.

The film comes a decade after Monson’s documentary “Earthlings,” which explored humanity’s relationships with other animals. Produced by Melissa Danis and Monson through Nation Earth, “Unity” explores the interconnectivity of all life on Earth and what it means to be human, exploring themes of love, tragedy and hope.

SpectiCast has partnered with Fathom Events for the domestic release on select U.S. screens. The deal was announced Wednesday at CinemaCon.

Celebrities lending their voices to this powerful film include Aaron Paul, Adam Levine, Adrian Grenier, Alison Eastwood, Amanda Seyfried, Amy Smart, Anjelica Huston, Anton Yelchin, Arian Foster, Arlene Martel, Balthazar Getty, Ben Kingsley, Ben Whishaw, Beth Hart, Brandon Boyd, Caroline Goodall, Carrie-Anne Moss, Casey Affleck, Catherine Tate, Claire Forlani, Cloris Leachman, Common, Damien Mander, David Copperfield,
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DVD Review: 'Forks Over Knives'

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★★★☆☆ "The results were astonishing." This is, by far, the most recurrent turn of phrase used in Lee Fulkerson's profound analysis on the western diet, Forks Over Knives (2011), released on DVD this week in the UK. Fortunately, rather than being simply a lazy, unvaried attempt at proving minor point, Fulkerson's collection of scientific data and dietary figures truly is beyond astonishing. Unlike similar protein vilifying entries such as Shaun Monson's Earthlings (2005) or Robert Kenner's Food Inc. (2008), Fulkerson has ignored shock tactics in turn for permitting alarming statistics to be the real food for thought, whilst suitably captivating his audience.

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