Free Screening of "Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home"

Hosted by Cleveland Animal Rights Alliance (CARA)

A riveting story of transformation and healing, Peaceable Kingdom explores the awakening conscience of several people who grew up in traditional farming culture and who have now come to question the basic assumptions of their way of life.

With strikingly honest interviews and rare footage demonstrating the emotional lives and intense family bonds of animals most often viewed as living commodities, this groundbreaking documentary shatters stereotypical notions of farmers, farm life, and perhaps most surprisingly, farm animals themselves.

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Free vegan snacks will be provided.


The work of documentary filmmakers Jenny Stein and James LaVeck has been recognized by film festival juries and audience members for its uncompromising yet compassionate portrayal of the interplay between what is most troubling in human society with what is most inspiring in human nature. Stein (director) and LaVeck (producer) are co-founders of the Ithaca, NY-based non-profit documentary production organization Tribe of Heart (


Film Festivals are saying...

“Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home truly is a journey of inspiration; a journey to an enlightened consciousness.”
—Elizabeth English, Founder Moondance International Film Festival

“I believe this important, groundbreaking film deserves the widest possible audience because of its potential to advance our understanding of the essential personhood of animals and our innate human capacity to relate to them with compassion, joy and respect.”
—Steve Grumette, Co-Founder Ojai-Ventura International Film Festival

“Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home is a grand wake up call... you would have to be so numb to not be affected by this film."
—Milissa Pacelli, Director Peace on Earth Film Festival

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  • Robin

    Great meet up! Wonderful, yet heart wrenching movie.

    December 6, 2013

  • Tim

    The movie was very watchable. Going to call a few friends to see if they want to see it at the Lakewood Library, Tuesday, December 10th at 7:00 pm.

    December 5, 2013

  • Robin

    Oh…I better bring Kleenex, I cried just watching the trailer to the movie.

    December 5, 2013

  • Anna

    one of the greatest films I have ever seen! can't wait to see it again!!

    2 · October 31, 2013

  • Rachel L.

    Excited to see the full film!

    1 · October 30, 2013

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