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**Anna Thomas:**

– Contributed to the rise of the vegetarian movement in the 1970s
– Currently discipline head of the Screenwriting department at the American Film Institute
– Wrote “The Vegetarian Epicure” in 1972
– Made “The Haunting of M” for her masters thesis
– Received positive reviews from film critics and shown at film festivals

**External Links:**

– Official website
Anna Thomas at IMDb
Anna Thomas at AllMovie
– Article about a United States writer of non-fiction
– Resources on vegetarianism and related topics

**Vegetarianism Literature:**

– “What is Vegetarianism?” (1886)
– “Shelleys Vegetarianism” (1891)
– “Behind the Scenes in Slaughter-Houses” (1892)
– “Why I Am a Vegetarian” (1895)
– “Figs or Pigs?”

**Prominent Figures in Vegetarianism:**

Carol J. Adams
Suzanne M. Babich
William Alcott
– Ernest Bell
Rynn Berry

**Chefs and Cookbook Authors:**

Nava Atlas
Mayim Bialik
Gypsy Boots
– Other notable figures in the culinary world

Anna Thomas (Wikipedia)

Anna Thomas (born July 12, 1948) is a German-born American author, screenwriter, and film producer. She is best known as the author of the 1972 vegetarian cookbook The Vegetarian Epicure, which contributed to the rise of the vegetarian movement of the 1970s. She is currently discipline head of the Screenwriting department at the American Film Institute.

Anna Thomas
Born (1948-07-12) July 12, 1948 (age 75)
Stuttgart, Germany
  • Screenwriter
  • film producer
  • Cookbook author
Notable workThe Vegetarian Epicure (1972)

Anna Thomas wrote The Vegetarian Epicure (1972) while still a film student at UCLA. It had a strong impact on the natural foods movement within the American counterculture.

She made The Haunting of M, her thesis film for her master's degree, in Scotland. It was well received by film critics as well as shown at film festivals and art houses.

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