The Ghosts In Our Machine

Ambassadors – A-F

The Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals


“THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE offers a reprieve from the seemingly endless stream of horror films depicting animal cruelty that no one wants to watch. This film is much different in that it raises the issue of animal rights without gratuitous violence or re-victimizing the animals. Any sadness experienced by [...]

October 1, 2014 admin Ambassadors - A-F, Animal Ambassadors 0

Animal Equality


“THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE is an eye opening and powerful documentary, which invites viewers to consider animals as individuals. As a society we have shown to be capable of such greatness, but along the way some of us have forgotten the animals which we share this world with. They [...]

July 7, 2014 admin Ambassadors - A-F, Animal Ambassadors 0

Compassion Over Killing


“THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE is eye-opening and breathtaking at the same time. Combining powerful videography with stunning photography, this documentary shines a bright light on the dark world of animal abusing industries, including factory farming. Viewers are taken on an illuminating journey behind the scenes of our society’s modern [...]

June 10, 2014 admin Ambassadors - A-F, Animal Ambassadors 0

Canadian Federation of Humane Societies

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“The Canadian Federation of Humane Societies shares a simple vision with our member societies – a humane Canada! THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE explores the question at the heart of our vision ‘what is our relationship with the other animals that share our planet and what should it be?’ Through [...]

April 8, 2014 admin Ambassadors - A-F, Animal Ambassadors 1

Animal Legal Defense Fund

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“THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE brings to light the haunting ways the ‘machine’ of our modern world transforms sentient beings, suffering by the billions in the shadows on factory farms, in laboratories, and in the fur industry and other abusive industries, into mere specters. The film serves as a rallying [...]

March 4, 2014 admin Ambassadors - A-F 2

Kristin Bauer van Straten


“This woman, Jo-Anne McArthur, has combined two things that are Hallmarks of my life: Art and valuing all life. To simply be a witness to beings surviving invisible lives is heroic. I think all of us know what it is like to be minimized, to be ignored, and to suffer [...]

November 1, 2013 admin Ambassadors - A-F 0

Bob Barker


“My life has provided me with so many wonderful opportunities. From being the host of one of the favorite game shows in history, to my work and role in supporting the efforts of so many good people and organizations whose aim is to help animals, my life has been and [...]

September 2, 2013 admin Ambassadors - A-F 5

James Cromwell

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“This is a masterful film.  It should be essential viewing for everyone.  Jo-Anne McArthur is an extremely engaging subject.  And I was particularly blown away by her photographs which are so poignant and evocative, they’re almost a character unto themselves.  We’re not just looking at pictures of exploited animals – [...]

July 1, 2013 admin Ambassadors - A-F 1

Theodora Capaldo, EdD


To describe the power of The Ghosts in Our Machine, I borrow the words of Guillevic: “It’s a question of seeing so much clearer, of doing to things what the light does to them.” Like a poetic rendition of a shattering truth, tempered with images of the beauty of animals, Liz [...]

April 1, 2013 admin Ambassadors - A-F 0

Marc Bekoff PhD


MARC BEKOFF PhD – FEATURED ANIMAL AMBASSADOR Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology University of Colorado, Boulder photo courtesy of Bessie and Marc THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE is a feature-length documentary that challenges deep-seated cultural practices allowing animal abuse. It is directed by Liz Marshall and set to [...]

February 1, 2013 admin Ambassadors - A-F 0