Vegetarian The Best Documentaries About Veganism  

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List Rules Documentaries about veganism and food issues.

There are a number of documentaries out there that on the topic of veganism, and the many food industry controversies that surround it. If you’ve ever wondered, “What are the best documentaries about veganism out there?” then this is the list for you - a healthy serving of documentary film, all looking at the world of food and veganism.

The films featured on this list have been ranked as the best documentaries that feature the lifestyles of vegans. These cover a variety of topics about veganism, including animal rights, hidden chemicals and pesticides found in our food, the government’s role in these issues, and the benefits of switching to a vegan diet, or healthier diet in general. Many of these films uncover common health problems associated with having a poor diet and the benefits that a vegan diet can have on your health.

This list has the best veganism documentaries, including: Food, Inc., Food Matters, Forks Over Knives, Vegucated, Supersize Me, The Ethics of What We Eat, The End of Poverty?, Food Fight, and Fast Food Nation. Vote up the most delicious documentaries below and any that are not included.
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Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead is a 2010 documentary film written and directed by Joe Cross and Kurt Engfehr.

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Forks over Knives Forks Over Knives is a 2011 American documentary film directed by American independent filmmaker Lee Fulkerson that advocates a low-fat whole-food, plant-based diet as a means of combating a ...more

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Earthlings Joaquin Phoenix Earthlings is a 2005 American documentary film about humanity's use of other animals as pets, food, clothing, entertainment, and for scientific research. The film is narrated by Joaquin Phoenix, ...more

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Hungry for Change James Colquhoun, James Caitlin, Nick Bolton Hungry for Change is a 2012 documentary film directed by James Colquhoun, Laurentine Ten Bosch and Carlo Ledesma.

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Cowspiracy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Documentaries About Veganism

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Food Matters Food Matters is a 2008 documentary film about nutrition. The film presents the thesis that a selective diet can play a key role in treating a range of health conditions such as diabetes, cancer, ...more

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Vegucated Vegucated is a 2011 American documentary film that explores the challenges of converting to a vegan diet. It "follows three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan ...more

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Food, Inc. How much do we know about the food we buy at our local supermarkets and serve to our families? Though our food appears the same as ever — a tomato still looks like a tomato — it has been ...more

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Fast Food Nation Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Ethan Hawke Fast Food Nation is a 2006 American-British comedy-drama film directed by Richard Linklater. The screenplay was written by Linklater and Eric Schlosser, loosely based on the latter's bestselling ...more

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Vegan: Everyday Stories is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Documentaries About Veganism
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Glass Walls is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Documentaries About Veganism
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ChloeFletcher added Meet Your Meat Meet Your Meat is a 2002 documentary about factory farming created by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, narrated by Alec Baldwin, and directed by Bruce Friedrich and Cem Akin. The ...more

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Dirt! The Movie Vandana Shiva, Gary Vaynerchuk, Paul Stamets "Possessing both a cosmic perspective that reaches into the vastness of time and space, and the kind of warm, earnest energy that inspires small revolutions inside human hearts, Dirt! The ...more

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Farm to Fridge is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Documentaries About Veganism
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The Future of Food The Future of Food is a 2004 American documentary film which describes an investigation into unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have been sold in grocery stores in the United ...more

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King Corn Michael Pollan, Curt Ellis King Corn is a documentary film released in October 2007 that follows college friends Ian Cheney and Curtis Ellis as they move from Boston to Greene, Iowa to grow and farm an acre of corn. In ...more

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Food Fight Wolfgang Puck, Justin Kirk, Alice Waters

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The End of Poverty? Joseph Stiglitz, Susan George, Chalmers Johnson Global poverty did not just happen. It began with military conquest, slavery and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals and forced labor. Today, the problem persists because ...more