Support ACRES & the shelters in the Charity Screening of “EARTHLINGS”

Singapore, 19 October 2010 –
For the 1st time multiply players in the pet scene in Singapore are joining hands to do their bit for animal community as part of the World Animals’ Day (WAD) celebrations. WAD is a month-long event celebrated round the world in October every year to remind us of the myraid of animals whom we share the planet with and to reflect on the ways that make our world a better place in which to co-exist with.
A pet wellness centre, pet food supplier, veterinary clinic and canine trainer have teamed up to raise funds for Animal Concerns Research and Education Society (ACRES), an animal protection charity, and also to promote the adoption of homeless animals in shelters, through a theatre screening of “earthlings”, an award-winning documentary film about the suffering of animlas for food, fashion, pets, entertainment and medical research.
Powerful, informative and thought-provoking, Earthlings is by far the most comprehensive documentary produced on the relationship between nature, animals and human economic interests. The film, directed by Shaun Monson, is narrated by two time Academy Award nominee Joaquin Phoenix and features music by the critically acclaimed platinum artist Moby. More about the movie at http:://www.earthlings.com/.
Supported by Shaw Organisation, a vegan dinner reception followed by a charity screening will be held from 6 pm on 1 November at Shaw Cineplex Bugis where fund raised will be donated to ACRES
In conjuction with the event, multilateral initiative involving various players in the pet industry will be launched to promote the adoption of homeless animals in shelters here. Pet wellness cetre Petopia, pet food distributor Link2Link, Acacia Veterinary Clinic and Aristomilago Pawzllywood Academy of DogSports (APawz) will be annoucing their assistance to adoptive families of shelter animals to aid them in rehabiliating these animals and giving them a new lease of life.
Join us in the special screening of Earthlings and be inspired to make a difference.
Venue & Date

* Shaw Bugis Cineplex on 1 Nov 2010 (MOnday)

Programme
* 6 pm – Registration cum dinner reception
* 7 pm – Welcome speech and introduction to adoption drive
* 7.15 pm – Screening of Earthlings
There are limited seats so make your bookings now by emailing reservations@petopia.sg or calling Petopia at 68869056
Charity tickets priced at $25 including
* a vegan dinner reception
* goodie bag of food and treats for animal owners
* movie ticket that admits one
Tickets can be obtained at
* Petopia , No. 26 Jalan Kelulut , Singapore (11 am – 7 pm daily)
* Acacia Veterinary Clinic , Blk 338 Ang Mo Kio Ave 1 #01-1671, Singapore
(Mon-Fri : 10 am – 2 pm ; 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm)
(Thur & Sun : 10am – 2 pm)
(Sat : 10 am – 1 pm; 2 pm – 4 pm)
* free delivery of tickets for purchases of four (4) tickets or more
* Cheques can be addresses to ACRES and mailed to 26 Jalan Kelulut, Singapore
The film is rated M18. You need to be 18 years old and above to watch the film. Please bring your identification to the screening.
All proceeds from this screening will be fully channelled to make a positive difference for the animals.
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