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Lily Tomlin Endorses Documentary 'Elephants And Man: A Litany Of Tragedy'

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We think it’s important that everyone — celebrity or otherwise — have a social cause they work to promote. For Lily Tomlin, that cause is protecting elephants.

Tomlin has a long history of working to free elephants from zoos, including participating in campaigns in Seattle, Los Angeles, and Dallas. To continue her activism, Tomlin will speak in support of the documentary Elephants and Man: A Litany of Tragedy at the Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood on January 20, 2011

The film — which is produced by Voice for the Animals (VFTA) Foundation’s Melya Kaplan — examines the history of elephants in captivity and details the suffering and cruelty that subsequently occurs.

“Hopefully, this film will introduce and educate people to the barbaric and inhumane practice of keeping elephants captive in zoos,” Tomlin said, according to Broadway World. “Once most humans learn the truth about the cruelty and suffering we are causing these creatures, I believe they will find exhibiting them in zoos as morally unacceptable as I and many, many others do.”

Check out Part 1 of the documentary below and tell us what you think!

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