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The Last Pig Screening with Filmmaker Allison Argo

  • Landmark Kendall Square Cinema 355 Binney Street Cambridge, MA, 02141 United States (map)

Tickets are $10 in advance; $15 at the door. General Seating.

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Compassion Arts is deeply honored to present a one-night only screening of this powerful and important documentary, The Last Pig, followed by a talk by its award winning filmmaker and animal advocate Allison Argo. The Last Pig is a lyrical meditation on what it means to be a sentient creature with the power to kill. Deeply immersive, the film follows a farmer in his final year of slaughtering pigs. Through sparse, intimate musings, the farmer reveals his growing conflict over a life spent “peddling in death.” As the story unfolds, his struggle becomes our own. The Last Pig is a poetic snapshot of a seminal year in one man’s life as he journeys beyond the slaughterhouse.


Allison Argo is a six-time Emmy-winning filmmaker and noted animal advocate. Her films, all broadcast by PBS and National Geographic, have won over 80 awards internationally and have reached audiences worldwide, inspiring change. For over 20 years, Argo has worked on the frontline, fighting for the just treatment of non- human beings. She is known for her emotionally-charged and deeply personal films— particularly her intimate portraits of endangered and abused animals. From exploited apes to displaced elephants, Argo has worked tirelessly on behalf of animals. Her goal in making The Last Pig is to inspire compassion for all living beings and repair the disconnect between humans and what we consume.