Cover for the film, Vegan: Everyday Stories. Features a green field and a blue sky.

Vegan: Everyday Stories

1h 30m

NR

2016

Last Updated: 24 July 2021Published On: 1 September 2016

Vegan: Everyday Stories explores the lives of four remarkably different people who share a common thread - they're all vegan.

Cover for the film, Vegan: Everyday Stories. Features a green field and a blue sky.

Vegan: Everyday Stories

1h 30m

NR

2016

Last Updated: 24 July 2021Published On: 1 September 2016

Vegan: Everyday Stories explores the lives of four remarkably different people who share a common thread - they're all vegan.

NOTES FROM THE FILMMAKERS

Synopsis

The film traces the personal journeys of an ultra-marathon runner who has overcome addiction to compete in one hundred mile races, a cattle rancher’s wife who creates the first cattle ranch turned farmed animal sanctuary in Texas, a food truck owner cooking up knee-buckling plant-based foods, and an 8-year-old girl who convinces her family of six to go vegan.

You’ll also meet ultra-runner Yassine Diboun as he journeys miles into the wilderness, running from a past that deeply affected his family and nearly cost him his life.

And Renee King-Sonnen, who fell in love with the farmed animals on her husband’s ranch and was determined to do whatever she could to create a sanctuary. Jerri Hastey owner of food truck Seed On The Go who wishes to share delicious eye-catching food with the masses.

Finally, young Genesis Butler who at the tender age of 3 asked her mom where her chicken nuggets came from and now she’s on a quest to protect all animals in the world.

About the Filmmakers

Vegan: Everyday Stories was produced by Wendy Gabbe Day and Eric Day, and directed by Glen Scott Lacey. Find out more about the film at veganmovie.org.

Critic Reviews

“Yes, this is an excellent film to introduce people to veganism. It does explain “why vegan”. But more importantly, it demonstrates that there is no typical vegan. The days of smelly hippies eating nuts and granola while sitting in the corner weaving baskets and wearing Birkenstocks… are over (sniff sniff).” – Vegan Banana. Vegan Everyday Stories: A Bananatastic Review. 22 Jun 2016

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