THE MEATRIX - http://www.themeatrix.com/
1. WHO IS WATCHING?
In less than 2 months, over 3 million people have watched The Meatrix.
The film has exploded worldwide, with viewers contacting us from
around the world, including Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Check Republic,
Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, New
Zealand, Norway, Peru, Poland, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, UK/England and the United States.
As of December 31st, 17,000 different web sites around the world have
linked to The Meatrix, making the film a truly global phenomenon!
2. TRANSLATING THE MEATRIX
Due to worldwide demand, The Meatrix is currently being translated and
re-dubbed into Spanish, Polish, Portuguese and French. Please check our website
at http://www.themeatrix.com/action/ for more information on when these versions will be released.
In addition, we are also working on transcripts for other languages.
Dutch and Italian versions are currently online, and additional
scripts are being translated into Chinese and German. We have
also had requests for transcripts in Japanese, Czech, Hungarian,
Russian and Korean. You can find all the translations on the International Meatrix action page at
3. INTERNATIONAL GROUPS
In order to stop factory farms across the globe, we have added an
international action page as well as separate action pages for the United
Kingdom, Australia and Canada. If you would like to find out what groups
are working in those countries, please visit the international action
at http://www.themeatrix.com/intl/. The international page also lists
organizations working against factory farming and promoting sustainable
agriculture in other parts of the world.
4. MERCHANDISE - http://www.themeatrix.com/shop/
After repeated requests for merchandise, GRACE and Free Range Graphics
are selling tee-shirts, coffee mugs, lunch boxes and other merchandise
featuring Moopheus, Leo and Hennedy (the chicken in the film).
All profits are being donated to Farm Aid's Saving Family Farms Program. Farm
Aid is more than just a concert - the organization also provides immediate
and effective support services to farm families in crisis, gives emergency
grants to small farms threatened with hunger and loss of heat or electricity,
and funds organizations that work locally to strengthen family farms.
You can support family farmers by buying a tee-shirt or coffee mug at
5. THE PRESS LOVES THE MEATRIX
Read press releases on the film at http://www.themeatrix.com/press/.
Press coverage of
The Meatrix has appeared around the world in print, radio and TV, including
Headline News, USA Today, The Guardian
(UK), the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, NPR, MichaelMoore.com,
AP Wire, Seattle Times, Liberation (France), Utne Reader's web
site, Alternet.org, Los Angeles Times, "America in the Morning" with
Jim Bohannon, Boston Globe, and E! Entertainment web site, with
more and more press appearing daily.
The Meatrix has also been spreading like wildfire on hundreds of blogs,
message boards and listservs across the internet.
6. THE FUTURE OF THE MEATRIX
-- Because of the overwhelming response to The Meatrix, CD-Rom and video copies
of the film are being sent to colleges, universities and schools around
the world, along with literature on factory farming. To show the film
at a public gathering in your area, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know what you need. Email us for more information.
-- The film has been invited to be part of several film festivals. In
coming year, we will be submitting The Meatrix to even more festivals
and offline venues in an effort to reach even more people.
-- Tens of thousands of people continue to be introduced to The Meatrix
every week. If you know of anyone who hasn't seen the film yet, please
send them the link - http://www.themeatrix.com/.
Thank you for helping to make The Meatrix the most successful online advocacy film ever!
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