Grieg in the Henhouse: 12 Seconds at the Contested Intersections of Human and Nonhuman Animal Interests.
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Original versionHannan, J. (Ed.). (2020). Meatsplaining: The Animal Agriculture Industry and the Rhetoric of Denial. Sydney University Press.
Opening shot: interior, henhouse, low light, hens, two rows of perches and nest boxes. Voiceover, subtitle: ‘That’s why we play music’. Close-up of human hand flicking switch and turning dial on old radio. Cue music: Edvard Grieg’s ‘Morning Mood’. Close-up of hens. Wider frame, man walks slowly between perches and nest boxes. Voiceover, subtitle: ‘They become calm. They enjoy themselves.’ Close-up of single hen shaking feathers. Low-angle shot, hens, man by open door, daylight. Man speaks, subtitle: ‘Ba-pa-pa-pa!’ Fade to black. Caption, white on black, top of frame: ‘GOOD TASTE WITH A CLEAR CONSCIENCE.’ [Producer name], white on black, middle. Green logo, ‘organic’, lower right. Ends.