Vision Films, Inc. has confirmed plans to release "Eating Our Way To Extinction." The documentary will soon be promoted by Amazon from 18 – 22 April during Amazon Prime’s Earth Day Campaign. Ahead of Earth Day, and is set to launch in the UK, Canada, Australia and many other additional to-be-announced countries, including Spain, Germany and Latin America. “Vision is thrilled to be releasing this important and stunning documentary across all media for audiences around the world. Its important global message could not be timelier," Lise Romanoff, CEO/Managing Director of Vision Films said.
The documentary, is co-directed by Otto and Ludovic Brockway and produced by Kian Tavakkoli, Mark Galvin and Ludovic Brockway of Broxstar Productions, will be narrated by local celebrities in their native languages.. Executive Producers on the film include Kate Winslet, Sir Richard Branson, Magnus Hollo, Ivan Orlic of Seine Pictures, Lauren Mekhael, James Wilks, Joseph Pace and Susan Vitka. Featuring a wealth of world-renowned contributors, including Sir Richard Branson and Tony Robbins, it has a message of hope that will empower audiences. The show is currently available to rent or purchase on streaming and all major cable platforms in the US and Canada.
The feature-length documentary, narrated and executive produced by Academy Award® winning actress Kate Winslet, follows the U.N. IPCC Climate Report’s “now or never” call to action, and showcases simple changes to the way we eat can help halt catastrophic climate change and restore the planet. Scientific experts featured in Eating Our Way To Extinction include Dr Sylvia Earle, explorer and former Chief Scientist of NOAA; Prof. Olivier de Schutter, former United Nations Special Rapporteur; Dr. Marco Springmann, Senior Researcher on Environmental Sustainability, University of Oxford; Jeremy Rifkin, economic and political advisor; Prof. Peter Wadhams, Head of Polar Ocean Physics Group, University of Cambridge; Joseph Poore, Environment and Agriculture Researcher, University of Oxford; Dr. Tara Garnett, Head of Food Climate Research Network, University of Oxford; Dr. Michael Greger, physician and researcher; Prof. Arjen Hoekstra, water management expert, University of Twente, Netherlands; and Dr. Penelope Lindeque, Senior Research Scientist at Plymouth Marine Laboratory.
“If we don’t act now, there could be No Earth Day by 2045," Gerard Wedderburn-Bisshop, Former Principal Scientist, Queensland Government, who appears in the documentary, said. "Scientists have predicted that in just over two decades, species loss will be so great that we won’t recover, the Earth will suffer ecological collapse and the most impactful thing you and I can do to stop this, is to change our diets.”
Vision is thrilled to be releasing this important and stunning documentary across all media for audiences around the world. It's important global message could not be timelier.” Lise Romanoff CEO/Managing Director, Vision Films