Meat the Truth, the climate film presented by Marianne Thieme of the Dutch Party for the Animals, received an Honorable Mention Award in Brazil. The highly acclaimed documentary, which demonstrates livestock farming being one of the biggest causes of global warming, was screened at the 1st International Film Festival for Animal Rights, which took place on August 29th and 30th in Curitiba, Brazil. Meat the Truth was one of the three films to receive an award at the festival.
Meat the Truth received an earlier Honorable Mention Award on November 15th, 2008 from the Film Council of Greater Columbus, during the Columbus International Film and Video Festival in the United States.
The documentary has been screened allover the world, in countries such as Taiwan, Australia, New-Zealand, Ecuador, Canada, Italy, Germany, Argentina, Spain, Croatia, Slovenia, Singapore, Portugal and the UK, and was translated in 6 different languages: Chinese, Croatian, Spanish, Portuguese, Slovenian and Italian. At this moment, Turkish, German and French translations are being produced. The Dutch, English and Portuguese under titled versions are currently placed online for free, to introduce the film to a broad audience: http://www.meatthetruth.nl (Dutch and English version) en http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dk7LPUHes8U (Portuguese version).
Meat the Truth is a production by the Nicolaas G. Pierson Foundation (NGPF), the scientific bureau for the Dutch Party for the Animals.