Unlocking The Cage

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
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7:00 PM, Friday, July 5, 2019
Location: Wallingford, Seattle, WA (click for map)

“Unlocking the Cage” follows animal rights lawyer Steven Wise as he tries to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans.  Arguing that cognitively complex animals such as chimpanzees, whales, dolphins and elephants deserve to be treated as sentient, self-aware and autonomous beings, Steve and his legal team are making history by fighting to transform a chimpanzee from a “thing” with no rights to a “person” with limited legal protections.  Currently he is advocating for elephants’ rights.

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Special Guests: Steven Wise, founder and president of the Nonhuman Rights Project, which has a mission to secure fundamental rights for nonhuman animals through litigation, legislation and education.

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/UnlockingTheCageFilm

Release Year: 2016

Running Time: 91 minutes

Director: Chris Hegedus and DA Pennebaker

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