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The Ghosts in Our Machine (2013)

A cinematic documentary that illuminates the lives of individual animals living within and rescued from the machine of our modern world.

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Jo-Anne McArthur ...
Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jonathan Balcombe ...
Himself - Author, Humane Society University
Gieri Bolliger ...
Himself - Attorney, Director of the Foundation for the Animal in the Law (as Dr. Gieri Bolliger)
Theodora Capaldo ...
Herself - President and Executive Director, New England Anti-Vivisection Society (as Dr. Theodora Capaldo)
Susie Coston ...
Herself - National Shelter Director, Farm Sanctuary
Melanie Dion-Eadon ...
Herself - Maggie and Abbey's Guardians
Mark Eadon ...
Himself - Maggie and Abbey's Guardians
Bruce Friedrich ...
Himself - Senior Director for Strategic Initiatives at Farm Sanctuary
Antoine F. Goetschel ...
Himself - Animal Welfare Attorney, Founder of the Foundation for the Animal in the Law
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Herself - Professor of Animal Science, Colorado State University Designer of Livestock Handling Equipment
Marcus ...
Himself - Investigator
Lori Reese ...
Herself - Redux Pictures
Martin Rowe ...
Himself - Co-Founder, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief, Lantern Books
Marcel Saba ...
Himself - Agent for Redux Pictures
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Herself - Philosopher, Environmental Activist, Author, Eco Feminist
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THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE illuminates the lives of individual animals living within and rescued from the machine of our modern world. Through the heart and photographic lens of animal rights photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur, audiences become intimately familiar with a cast of non-human animals. From undercover investigations to joyful rescue missions, in North America and in Europe, each photograph and story is a window into global animal industries: Food, Fashion, Entertainment and Research. THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE charts McArthur's efforts to bring wider attention to a topic that most of humankind strives hard to avoid. Written by Liz Marshall

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Are non-human animals property to be owned and used, or are they sentient beings deserving of rights?

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8 November 2013 (USA)  »

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$8,756 (USA) (8 November 2013)

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$20,344 (USA) (6 December 2013)
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Written and Performed by Kyp Harness
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A film that had to be made, and has been, beautifully
8 May 2013 | by (Buffalo, NY) – See all my reviews

The Ghosts in Our Machine is a brilliant look at the relationships that humans have with the animals that we see, or deny the existence of, every day. We see and get to know each of them through the lens of Animal Rights photographer Jo-Anne McArthur, we feel her emotion as her photographs tell a story few people know, and fewer want to hear. There is a beautiful balance of sorrow and joy in the film, and a hope that Jo-Anne's work with We Animals, and this film, will change the world for animals.

Anyone can watch this film and learn more about how they can become a part of the change. The films robust social media campaign provides support and resources on changes that anyone can make in their everyday life to help make the world a better place. For themselves, and for the Ghosts.


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