Unity (film)

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Unity Film Poster.jpg
Promotional poster
Directed by Shaun Monson
Produced by Shaun Monson
Melissa Danis
Written by Shaun Monson
Narrated by Various
Music by Yuko Sonoda[1]
Nation Earth[2]
Distributed by Nation Earth
Release date(s)
  • October 1, 2014 (2014-10-01)
Running time 90 minutes[2]
Country United States
Language English

Unity is an upcoming educational documentary film written, directed and produced by Shaun Monson. The film picks up where Monson's 2005 film Earthlings left off. The film will be narrated by numerous actors, artists, athletes, authors, businessmen, entertainers, film-makers, military personnel, and musicians including Adam Levine, Anjelica Huston, Ben Kingsley, Carrie-Anne Moss, David Copperfield, Dianna Agron, Dr. Dre, Famke Janssen, Helen Mirren, Jeff Goldblum, Jessica Chastain, Kevin Spacey, Kristen Wiig, Marion Cotillard, Martin Sheen, Moby, Olivia Wilde, Pamela Anderson, Rose Byrne, Susan Sarandon, Tom Hiddleston, Tony Hawk, and Zoe Saldana. The film is set to release on 1 October 2014.[3]


The film is divided into five parts: Cosmos, Mind, Body, Heart and Soul. The film focuses on humanity’s inclination for apathy and empathy. It explores man’s dualistic relationships with each other and how we have all (human, animal or tree) come from the same root.[3]




On June 26, 2013, Shaun Monson started a Kickstarter campaign to complete and market the film, with the goal of reaching "a minimum of $800,000 to complete post-production and release the film within a year", but the fundraising was unsuccessful.[5] Monson spent 6 years producing the film.[3]

The film is produced by Nation Earth and is Nation Earth's second feature-length film and is the second of a documentary trilogy which began in 2005 with the release of Earthlings.

The film was also recorded as an audiobook read by Monson. The audiobook is an unabridged version of the Unity script and is about 300 minutes long.[6]


  1. ^ "Film Unity". Yuko Sonoda Official Site. 12 July 2012. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Shaun Monson - Unity Interview". Vegan Publishers. 23 July 23 2013. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "About - Unity". Unity the Movement. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Cast - Unity". Unity the Movement. Retrieved June 27, 2013. 
  5. ^ "UNITY THE MOVIE by Shaun Monson — Kickstarter". Kickstarter. June 26, 2013. Retrieved June 27, 2013. 
  6. ^ "New Audiobook ‘Unity’ explores Consciousness and Connection". Edge Magazine. 1 July 2009. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 

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