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Live and Let Live (film)

Live and Let Live
Directed by Marc Pierschel
Produced by Marc Pierschel
Written by Marc Pierschel
Music by Cars and Trains
Distributed by Syndicado
Release dates
  • November 3, 2013 (2013-11-03) (Cinema & Kurbelkiste Münster)
Running time
80 minutes
Country Germany
Language English

Live and Let Live is a 2013 documentary film by German filmmaker and director Marc Pierschel.[3] The film follows several vegan activists and interviews vegan proponents. The documentary explores the reasons for moving to veganism and how people live their lives according to this lifestyle.


  • Plot 1
  • Accolades 2
  • Appearances 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


The documentary film examines the relationship that humans have with animal by following six different individuals who moved to veganism for different reasons. With, for example, a butcher who became a vegan chef, a factory farmer who started a farm sanctuary, a professional athlete who changed his complete diet, and activists for the animal rights movement Animal Equality. Besides the film explores the history of veganism and the ethical, environmental and health reasons why people become vegan by interviewing proponents of the vegan movement.[4][5]


In 2014 the movie, among other places, was screened on the 19th Milano Film Festival,[6] Tage des unabhängigen Films in Augsburg[7] and the Utopianale Filmfestival in Hannover.[8] It became an official selection of Crossroads Film Festival, and was nominated for a 'Cosmic Angel' at the Cosmic Cine Film Festival.[9][10]


The documentary stars the notable appearance of The Vegan Society); and Jack Lindquist (professional track cyclist and vegan).[11]


  1. ^ World Premiere announced!., 10 October 2013, seen on 1 March 2015
  2. ^ Matthias Kampmann, Live And Let Live – Punktlandung zur Weltpremiere des Films über Veganismus., 4. November 2013, seen on 1 March 2015
  3. ^ Fabian Elsässer, Corso-Gespräch: Leben und Leben lassen. deutschlandfunk, 30 May 2014
  4. ^ Michael Banks, 'Live and Let Live:' The intersection of animals and society. The Red and Black, 21 February 2015, seen on 1 March 2015
  5. ^ Sabine Kampmann, Live And Let Live – Das Interview mit Marc Pierschel kurz vor der Premiere., 13 October 2013, seen on 1 March 2015
  6. ^ Live and Let Live. Milano Film Festival - 4–14 September 2014, seen on 1 March 2015
  7. ^ 24. Tage des unabhängigen Films Augsburg 2014: Di, 6.5. bis So, 11.5.2014., d.d., seen on 10 March 2015
  8. ^ Screenings., seen on 1 March 2015
  9. ^ Live and let Live: Nominiert für Cosmic Angel 2014., seen on 1 March 2015
  10. ^, seen on 1 March 2015
  11. ^ cast., seen on 1 March 2015

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