After Breaking the Chain premiered on September 1, celebrities and influencers alike took to social media to spread the word about this gripping documentary and encouraged fans to take action for animals.
Produced by Oscar winner Anjelica Huston, the film tells the story of neglected, often-forgotten animals and the field team dedicated to giving them hope. Through interviews and behind-the-scenes footage following PETA’s devoted fieldworkers, viewers meet the heroes who respond to calls for help for animals around the clock and in all weather extremes.
Watch the official trailer below, and stream Breaking the Chain for free on Prime Video. You can also watch the complete film on Apple TV, iTunes, Google Play, Vimeo, or Vudu.
— PETA (@peta) November 10, 2020
Here’s what influential voices around the world are saying about Breaking the Chain:
Actor Jamie Chung promoted the documentary to her loyal fans and thanked PETA’s fieldworkers for their dedicated efforts to help animals:
Time for a good cry. Thank you for all your hard work
— Jamie Chung (@jamiechung1) November 12, 2020
Singer Paulina Rubio shared the film’s trailer with her nearly 2 million Instagram followers. Her compassion for dogs also led her to collaborate with PETA Latino on a campaign reminding fans not to leave dogs alone in hot cars:
TV personality Sharon Osbourne, who worked with PETA to expose the cruel chinchilla-fur trade, encouraged her more than 2 million Twitter fans to watch the documentary:
— Sharon Osbourne (@MrsSOsbourne) September 16, 2020
Oscar winner and Breaking the Chain executive producer Anjelica Huston says this film “will reclaim your faith in humanity”:
I am honored to be executive producer of the new documentary #BreakingTheChain.
— Anjelica Huston (@anjelicahuston) September 1, 2020
I love animals!!!Check out #BreakingTheChain from executive producer Anjelica Huston to see why it’s so important to never be silent, always adopt, never buy & spay/neuter.
— Quvenzhane' Wallis (@IAMQUVENZHANE) September 18, 2020
Actor Alan Cumming said he was “[s]o inspired” by the documentary:
— Alan Cumming (@Alancumming) September 2, 2020
Actor Kirstie Alley, who boasts over 1 million followers on Twitter, said Breaking the Chain is something everyone needs to see:
Can’t wait to see it!!! Big confront but we should all see it! 😘🐿🐝🦆🐴🐞🐌🐺🐗🐔🦁🦊🐻🐼🐭🐱🐶🐹🐨🐰🐯🐸🐒🐷🐣 https://t.co/ecyRN3LNBJ
— Kirstie Alley (@kirstiealley) September 1, 2020
“Animals are the real angels in our lives,” wrote Full House star Dave Coulier as he promoted the film:
Animals are the real angels in our lives. https://t.co/BcEXQ3XXCO
— Dave Coulier (@DaveCoulier) September 1, 2020
Buffy the Vampire Slayer actor Charisma Carpenter reminded fans to help abandoned animals, especially in extreme weather conditions, while sharing the trailer for the film:
“Dogs [are] some of the most loving creatures alive,” wrote actor Kathy Najimy in response to Breaking the Chain:
#BreakingTheChain, exec produced by Anjelica Huston. @peta's dedicated fieldworkers R doing incredible things 4 neglected & abused dogs ❤️Im so inspired! (& tearful) Dogs R some of the most loving creatures alive. watch on @PrimeVideo, @AppleTV, @iTunes https://t.co/23ex5oqOem
— kathy najimy (@kathynajimy) September 4, 2020
In addition to being the NBA’s first female scout and a successful sports reporter, Bonnie-Jill Laflin is a proud vegan with a huge heart for animals:
— Bonnie-Jill Laflin (@BJLaflin) September 1, 2020
Actor Constance Marie showed love for PETA’s fieldworkers while promoting Breaking the Chain to her followers:
— Constance Marie: check me out-Instagram & Tik Tok (@goconstance) September 1, 2020
Rapper Eve previously collaborated with PETA to advocate for dogs chained outside—keep an eye out for her PSA, which is featured in Breaking the Chain.
Wondering how you can help dogs like the ones featured in Breaking the Chain? One way is to mobilize and work to get a tethering ban passed in your area. Click here for more information about ways to get animal-friendly legislation passed in your district, and contact PETA to request activist materials to distribute at council and commissioner meetings or to put in packets to inform people about the nationwide crisis of animal neglect.