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Screening: An Apology to Elephants -a documentary on elephants in entertainment

Please join us for a screening of An Apology to Elephants. At the conclusion of the film we will have speeches by local animal rights activists which will touch upon and expand on the topic of captive wild animals used in the circus industry.

Featured speakers:
Rose McCoy: a local 12 year old second generation animal rights activist who appears in An Apology to Elephant
John Di Leonardo: LION (Long Island Orchestrating for Nature) Founder and MS in anthrozoology

This film explores the beauty and intelligence of elephants as well as threats to their survival. Focusing on the lives of elephants in captivity, this documentary tells the troubling story of what happens to elephants in the name of entertainment.

WHEN: Saturday February 15th - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

WHERE: Bluestockings Bookstore, Café, & Activist Center  172 Allen St. New York, NY 10002

This event aims to increase public awareness about what the circus industry does to animals behind the scenes. We hope this screening will generate further interest in our current anti-circus campaign and will encourage even more people to participate in our demonstrations against Ringling Bros. during February-March 2014. This will be a call to activism.

This is a Nomadic Cat event.

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NOTE: Bluestockings is wheelchair-accessible but its bathroom is not.

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    What is a "Nomadic Cat Event"? I googled it but no luck!

    February 14, 2014

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