Published 31 March 2016
UPDATE: This event has now passed. The night was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who attended.
ANIMAL LIBERATION VICTORIA PRESENTS
An evening with Dr Michael Klaper and Cowspiracy screening
The evening will commence with the premiere of ALV’s new clip Now You Know Me. ALV founder Patty Mark and social justice advocate Phil Wollen will introduce Dr Klaper, followed by a screening of Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret.
On this very special evening Dr Klaper will share with us his food philosophy and extensive knowledge on optimum health. Dr Klaper is a gifted clinician, internationally recognised teacher, and sought-after speaker on diet and health. He has practiced medicine for more than 40 years, and is a leading educator in applied plant-based nutrition and integrative medicine. Dr Klaper is also the author of a successful book on cholesterol-free nutrition, as well as numerous health videos.
After his presentation will be a screening of Cowspiracy, the highly acclaimed film Dr Klaper himself features in. Dr Klaper is widely quoted for his comments about dairy in the film, saying: “The purpose of cow’s milk is to turn a 65-pound calf into a 700-pound cow as rapidly as possible. Cow’s milk is baby calf growth fluid.”
Cowspiracy is a ground-breaking feature-length environmental documentary following intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organisations are too afraid to talk about it.
Animal agriculture is the leading cause of deforestation, water consumption and pollution, is responsible for more greenhouse gases than the transportation industry, and is a primary driver of rainforest destruction, species extinction, habitat loss, topsoil erosion, ocean “dead zones,” and virtually every other environmental ill. Yet it goes on, almost entirely unchallenged.
As Andersen approaches leaders in the environmental movement, he increasingly uncovers what appears to be an intentional refusal to discuss the issue of animal agriculture, while industry whistle-blowers and watchdogs warn him of the risks to his freedom and even his life if he dares to persist.
This event at the magnificent Astor Theatre will also feature the launch of ALV’s clip Now You Know Mecoming soon to a theatre near you, a sneak peek at the new soon to be released documentary What The Health – The Health Film that Health Organizations Don’t Want You to See! and share recent undercover investigations into Australia’s violent and destructive slaughterhouses.
Tickets $12 (+booking fee)
Nutritious and delicious food provided by Lains & Co and Good Freakin Food can be pre-ordered and collected on arrival to the theatre for an additional fee – please see our various ticket options when purchasing. For catering purposes ticket sales that include food items will close on Sunday 17 April at 6pm. Event only tickets will be available until 5pm on the day and can also be purchased on the door, subject to availability. Please note food items must be pre-purchased and will not be available for order on the night. Food items are limited so get in quick!
Tuesday 19 April
The Astor Theatre – Corner Chapel Street and Dandenong Road, St Kilda
Doors 6pm – event commences 6:30pm
Special offer – bring a non-vegan friend for free! Once you purchase your ticket online, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday 19 April 10am with the name of your non-vegan friend.
$12 (+booking fee)
Bliss Balls/Smoothie #1 – Add $13 (+booking fee)
ORANGE IS THE NEW BLISS Dates, coconut, raw cacao, orange, vanilla
GREENA COLADA Banana, mango, pineapple, spinach, coconut water, PranaON coconut + mint plant protein
Bliss Ball/Smoothie #2 – Add $13 (+booking fee)
MATCHA BLISS BALL Matcha, Almonds, Vanilla, Coconut Oil, Dates, Coconut.
PEANUT BUTTER THAN THE REST Banana, peanut butter, date, cacao nibs, almond milk, PranaON chocolate plant protein
Bento Style Dinner Box – Add $13 (+booking fee)
Broccoli Cabbage Thai Basil Fritters
Sushi Roll Rice & Quinoa with Smoked Tofu Sweet Potato Pumpkin & Herbs
Sesame Pad Thai Slaw with Rice Noodles – Raw Vegetables – Fruit & Herbs – Coconut flakes
Tahini Chive Hummus Dip
All Vegan (Gluten Free – Allergies Sesame Seeds)
700ml Biodegradable container
Nonna’s Style Dinner Box – Add $13 (+booking fee)
Pumpkin Coconut Arancini
Basil Sunflower Pesto with Sautéed Broccoli Cabbage Peas & Lemon with Wheat Pasta
Masala Sugo Beans – Silverbeet – Potatoes with Red Rice Pilaf – Sultanas & Cashews
Tahini Chive Hummus Dip
All Vegan (Allergies Sesame Seeds & Tree Nuts – Wheat & Gluten)
700ml Biodegradable container
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