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Give Me Shelter (2014)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 24 June 2014 (USA)
A documentary uncovering the most prevalent issues in the animal world through the eyes of individuals dedicating their lives to them daily.


Kristin Rizzo


Katie Cleary (creator), Katie Cleary | 1 more credit »

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Credited cast:
Katie Cleary ... Lead
Robert Davi ... Animal Advocate
Carole Davis ... Animal Advocate
Alison Eastwood ... Animal Advocate
Tippi Hedren ... Animal Advocate
Elaine Hendrix ... Animal Advocate
Andrea C. Kelley Andrea C. Kelley ... Animal Advocate
Carly Lyn Carly Lyn ... Herself - Animal Advocate
Esai Morales ... Animal Advocate
Richard O'Barry ... Animal Activist
Kristen Renton ... Animal Advocate
Charlotte Ross ... Animal Advocate
Michael Vartan ... Animal Advocate
Jill Wagner ... Animal Advocate


Give Me Shelter is a film to raise awareness for important animal issues around the world. The movie will incorporate the work that many different individuals and animal organizations do in a way that has never been done before. The movie illustrates what is really going on with important issues in the animal world such as the underground black market trade of wild and exotic animals, puppy mills, poaching, animal abuse and neglect, conservation, the food we consume, the fur industry, the pet industry and so on. Written by Katie Cleary

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24 June 2014 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA


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$250,000 (estimated)
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Lead: Social media is helping animal advocates and animal rescues so much. I mean, I can't even tell you how many times and how many animals that I've posted on Facebook that have gotten rescued from friends of mine, even friends of friends, who have, you know, posted a little puppy or a little kitten from, you know, the Baldwin Park Shelter, Agoura Shelter, any of these shelters. It's so important to spread awareness, and one person can make a difference.
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Best Documentary of the Year
2 December 2015 | by mattraimoSee all my reviews

"Give Me Shelter" is a documentary that educates and raises awareness for some of the top animal welfare issues in the world, including The Ivory Trade, Tiger Conservation, The Circus, Sea World, The Black Market Trade of Endangered Species, The Fur Trade, Shark Finning, The Rainforest and Saving Orangutans from Extinction and why people should Adopt a pet from their local animal shelter, not buy from pet stores who supply puppy mill animals.

Producer Katie Cleary and Director Kristin Rizzo did such an amazing job capturing the connection of every person interviewed and their love for animals. Excellent work exposing the truth of what is really happening behind closed doors and how we can help save our animals!

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