The newest issue all across the globe is surely the outrage toward the meat industry. Namely, recently many books, documentaries and even undercover videos have exposed many flaws within the system. These flaws in the system often initiate outrage among people and in some cases, there are even spurring laws to protect the food industry from the public’s prying eye.
This clip that you are about to see is a fragment from a documentary called “Samsara”. This documentary explores the modern food processing through an artistic approach. Before yo start watching this clip let us tell you that it will leave you speechless. In addition you should also know that this 7 minute video will clip take you on a journey through poultry, cattle and pork facilities, a grocery store, a fast food restaurant and it finally ends with a doctor’s visit. However you also need to know that in this clip there are no shots of pigs being beaten, or activists rallying for better animal welfare.
At this point you also need to know that despite this stunning clip, “Samsara” is not solely about the food industry. The filmmakers claim that they had no agenda whatsoever.
According to the producer Mark Magidson, this documentary is more about feelings and an inner journey than an intellectual experience. He also added that by making this film they were not trying to say anything.
On the film’s website it is clearly explained that samsara means “the ever turning wheel of life” in Sanskrit. According to this, “Samsara” was made to show “the point of departure for the filmmakers as they search for the elusive current of interconnection that runs through our lives.”
Finally you need to know that this documentary was filmed in 25 different countries in a period of five years. This documentary is trying to express “how our life cycle mirrors the rhythm of the planet.”