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Screening of "The Witness" w/ John Robbins
Date Thursday February 21
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Stanford University Campus, The History Corner (Building #200), room 002
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorShachar Link
Admission is free. This multi-award-winning documentary tells the story of one man's journey from heartlessness to compassion for animals, and then to activism in their defense. If you love animals this film will shock you, inspire you and challenge your perceptions. The film's Director, Jenny Stein and Producer, James LaVeck will be present and participating in a brief reception for the audiences following each screening. They are also available now for advance media interviews. Reknowned author John Robbins will introduce the film. About John Robbins John Robbins is the author of the internationally best-selling Diet for a New America: How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health, Happiness, and the Future of Life on Earth. Considered to be one of the world's leading experts on the dietary link to the environment and health, he is the founder of EarthSave International, a nonprofit organization that supports healthy food choices, preservation of the environment, and a more compassionate world. Many of the nation's leading authorities in health and ecology have called his work among the most important of the century. The recipient of the 1994 Rachel Carson Award, John Robbins's life and work have been featured in an hour-long PBS special entitled Diet for a New America. An eloquent spokesperson for a healthy and sustainable future, he has received standing ovations at thousands of conferences and speaking engagements worldwide, including the United Nations. For more information, contact Tribe of Heart at www.tribeofheart.org or visit www.stanford.edu/group/vegan. The film is not recommended for children under 16.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Feb 3rd, 2004 10:25 AM
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