I agree- I thought petitions and an onslought of emails from the public at large might make TIFF rethink its decision.
I agree that animals are indeed killed in inhumane ways for fashion and food, but at least those animal death's in some ways have a legitimate function. Moreover, this glorifies the intentional act of torturing (not simply slaughtering) the animal for NO functional reason whatsoever, other than to have it on film. That to me is completely unjustifiable.
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