A cover of the film HOPE What You Eat Matters which features a cow and a set of silverware.

HOPE What You Eat Matters

1h 32m

NR

2016

Last Updated: 24 July 2021Published On: 23 May 2018

H.O.P.E. is a life-changing documentary uncovering and revealing the effects of our typical Western diet high in animal-based foods.

A cover of the film HOPE What You Eat Matters which features a cow and a set of silverware.

HOPE What You Eat Matters

1h 32m

NR

2016

Last Updated: 24 July 2021Published On: 23 May 2018

H.O.P.E. is a life-changing documentary uncovering and revealing the effects of our typical Western diet high in animal-based foods.

NOTES FROM THE FILMMAKERS

Synopsis

Austrian author and filmmaker Nina Messinger went on a journey through Europe, India and the US to investigate the consequences of our diet. Meeting with leading experts in nutrition, medicine, science, and agriculture, as well as with farmers and people who have recovered from severe illnesses, simply by changing their eating habits.

The film’s distressing images and moving stories make a clear case for a plant-based diet that is not just a short-lived lifestyle trend but provides a solution for preserving our entire world. The movie serves up a simple, yet comprehensive solution – right on our plates. Changing our eating habits will rebalance not just our health, but the planet itself.

H.O.P.E. is a life-changing documentary uncovering and revealing the effects of our typical Western diet high in animal-based foods. It contrasts the limited interests of the pharmaceutical and agricultural industry with the all-encompassing interests of living beings on this planet and with the power of responsible consumer action.

About the Filmmakers

H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters was produced by FME Media and directed by Nina Messinger. Find out more about the film at www.hope-theproject.com/the-film.

 

Critic Reviews

HOPE What You Eat Matters also spares no expenses in displaying the opinions of others front and center. Featuring a wide variety of notable individuals and their thoughts on human diet and our impact on our planet, from simple yet undeniably moving life stories that served as a catalyst for change to scientists providing a bevy of revealing and disconcerting facts and statistics regarding our current course as a species, this does not come across as shameless scare-mongering, even if it leans heavily on its core message. This is a message of concern, not of patronizing superiority, an earnest attempt to convince others to consider the impact they are having on this fragile cradle we call home and to preserve it for future generations.” – UK Film Review. HOPE What You Eat Matters Indie Film Review1 April 2019

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