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Right To Harm

A film by Matt Wechsler and Annie Speicher

ABOUT THE FILM

Through the riveting stories of five American communities, Right to Harm exposes the devastating public health impact that factory farming has on many of our country’s most disadvantaged citizens. Known formally as Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations – or CAFOs – these facilities produce millions of gallons of untreated waste that destroys the quality of life for nearby neighbors. Fed up with the lack of regulation, these citizens turned activists band together from across the country to demand justice.

Executive produced by legendary New York Times food author and activist, Mark Bittman.

FUNDING NEEDS

ALL DONATIONS MADE IN JUNE WILL BE MATCHED!

We have completed production on the film and are now in the process of editing. All funds raised through this campaign will be used for finishing expenses. This includes animation, licensed music, archival footage, post audio mixing, a legal review, errors & omissions insurance, closed captions and poster design.

FUNDING PERKS

All donations over $25 will receive a digital download or password access to see the film.

$50– DVD of the film

$100– “Thank You” credit in the film

$250– “Thank You” credit in the film, 1 Educational DVD, one-time screening license with public performance rights

$500– “Special Thanks” credit in the film, 2 Educational DVDs, two-time screening license with public performance rights

$1,000– “Special Thanks” credit in the film, 5 Educational DVDs, 5-time screening license bundle with public performance rights

$2,500– Associate Producer credit

$5,000– Co-Executive Producer credit

$10,000– Executive Producer credit

ABOUT THE FILMMAKERS

Matt Wechsler and Annie Speicher are the storytellers at Hourglass Films behind the 2016 documentary, Sustainable. The film was a passion project for them, combining their roles as food activists with their talents as documentary filmmakers. Sustainable was screened at 40+ film festivals around the world and won the 2016 Accolade Global Humanitarian Award for Outstanding Achievement. Their past work includes the 2012 New York Emmy-nominated documentary Different is the New Normal, which aired nationally on PBS and was narrated by Michael J. Fox.

Learn more about the film at righttoharm.film

Associated Members

Matt Wechsler, Independent Filmmaker

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Annie Speicher, Independent Filmmaker

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