Award Nominations for Gripping Short Film ‘Test Subjects’

Test Subjects—a documentary film from BAFTA Award–winning director Alex Lockwood and produced by PETA—has been nominated for awards and shown at several film festivals.

The documentary, which details the gripping stories of three young scientists who questioned the ethics and efficacy of animal experimentation while trying to earn advanced degrees, premiered at the Raindance Film Festival in 2019 and has been shown at the Montgomery and Bolton international film festivals. It was an award nominee at the Humboldt Int’l Film Fest, and the Lancaster International Short Film Festival honored it with a nomination for Best Documentary Short.

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