Joaquin Phoenix rescues mama and baby calf the day after his revolutionary Oscar speech! Jane UnChained LIVETALK with Earthlings Producer/Director, Shaun Monson and Los Angeles Animal Save Organizer, Amy Jean Davis. Hear the inside story of this very special mother/baby rescue! Sometimes the stars align when a sequence of incredible events take place. Right after Joaquin Phoenix made that unforgettable Academy Award speech for Best Actor, the documentary filmmaker Shaun Monson, of Earthlings, learned a baby calf was born in a slaughterhouse. He notified Joaquin and Farm Sanctuary’s Gene Baur agreed to accept this mama cow and her newborn calf! They will now live out their lives in peace at Farm Sanctuary. Shaun directed and produced this 8-minute film which will warm your heart. At the end of this 8 min film, there is a photo of a calf with a handwritten inscription by the late River Phoenix which says, “Run to the rescue with love and peace will follow.” For those who didn’t hear Joaquin’s Academy Award speech, these were the words Joaquin spoke paying homage to his beloved brother. Please comment, ask questions, share this live stream!
Watch Shaun Monson‘s 8-minute documentary showing this incredible rescue below!