More than 10,000 people have signed a petition asking Netflix to show vegan documentary Dominion.
The feature-length film directed by Chris Delforce and co-produced by Earthlings Director Shaun Monson focuses on how animals are used and abused in Australia, looking at human interaction with animals in the fields of scientific research, entertainment, clothing and food. It features footage from abattoirs and farms.
The film premiered recently to a sold-out crowd of more than 900 people. Prolific vegan activist James Aspey, who is touring with the documentary as it is screens at individual locations around the country, broke down on stage after watching it, calling it 'the most intense film I've ever seen'.
The petition, which was launched by Matt Stellino, calls on Netflix's Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos to include the movie among the platform's offerings.
Stellino said: "The Documentary 'Dominion' is a masterpiece and should be included on Netflix as soon as it is released worldwide.
"I believe it will rank highly on Netflix and will share a similar level of success to that which was enjoyed by Cowspiracy and What The Health."
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The film is highly anticipated - many people want to watch it, and the production team are scheduling screenings around the world.
The film's crew are also excited by the public response - which Co-producer Shaun Monson puts down to the quality of the film.
In an exclusive interview with Plant Based News Founder Klaus Mitchell, Monson said: "All I can say is how impressed I am with the work Chris and his team have done over the years to assemble this picture together."
Maria is the head of written content for Plant Based News. Also a former magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and features writer. Her writing has been published by The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and various regional newspapers, as well as Vegan Life magazine and Vegan Trade Journal. She has interviewed a huge range of people, from Prime Ministers to authors, activists, pop stars and actors, and enjoys the varied range of topics writing for PBN allows her to tackle. You can follow her on Twitter @MariaChiorando and Instagram @mariachiorando.
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