HBO Documentary About PETA Wins at HIFF

Published by PETA.

The folks at the Hamptons International Film Festival just announced that “I Am an Animal,” the forthcoming documentary about PETA and Ingrid Newkirk, has been named Best Documentary! It’s not actually coming out on HBO until next month — and I haven’t seen it, so I can’t tell you all that much about it — but I can definitely recommend checking out this interview with Ingrid and the film’s director, Matthew Galkin. It looks like it’s going to be a hell of a film. The HIFF people certainly seemed to think so anyway.


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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind