The U.S. continues to opt to stand outside the Mine Ban Treaty, alongside notable outsiders, instead of inside it with all of its NATO and European Union allies. The administration’s apparent [...]
The Control Arms Coalition welcomed today’s signing of the Arms Trade Treaty by the United States. As the world’s biggest arms exporter, the United States joins more than half of UN member states [...]
Convention on Cluster Munitions Celebrates Third Anniversary: Senators and Congressman Call on Administration to Review Cluster Munitions Policy and Join Ban Treaty Washington, D.C. – On [...]
Jul 17 2013 Feinstein Calls on President to End Use of Unreliable Cluster Munitions Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) joined Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Rep. James McGovern [...]
SEATTLE UNIVERSITY HOSTS SPECIAL SCREENING OF “THE EYES OF THAILAND” ON INTERNATIONAL MINE AWARENESS DAY
Seattle University Albers Student Club presents a Special Screening of “The Eyes of Thailand” as part of the Lend Your Leg celebrations on International Mine Awareness Day. The Film will screen [...]
March 1 marks the 14th anniversary of the entry into force of the Mine Ban Treaty, and campaigners from around the world continue to call on the United States to announce the conclusion of its [...]
"The Eyes of Thailand" DVDs are now available for Pre-Order. As a HOLIDAY BONUS, Director/Producer Windy Borman will sign the first 100 DVDs. DVDs will be released on February 26, 2012.
The International Campaign to Ban Landmines hosts a Special Screening of “The Eyes of Thailand” as part of the 15th Anniversary of the signing of the Mine Ban Treaty, in Geneva, Switzerland.
Friends of the Asian Elephant and Elephant Parade House are proud to present a Special Screening of “The Eyes of Thailand” at Kantary Hills Hotel and Serviced Apartments (Chiang Mai, Nimmanhaemin [...]
Acceding to the Mine Ban Treaty would reinforce President Obama’s stated commitment to international humanitarian law, protection of civilians, arms control and disarmament, and multilateralism.
Back in 1994, President Clinton became the first world leader to call for the “eventual elimination” of antipersonnel landmines. In 1998, Clinton set the objective for the U.S. to join the Mine [...]
October marks the 20th anniversary of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines. December marks 15 years since we succeeded in banning landmines with the Mine Ban Treaty. So why are children [...]
THREE-LEGGED ELEPHANTS IN “THE EYES OF THAILAND” TO HAVE THEIR MINNESOTA PREMIERE AT THE TWIN CITIES FILM FEST
D.V.A. Productions, in Association with Indiewood Pictures, is proud to announce the Minnesota Premiere of the 8-time award-winning and critically acclaimed documentary “The Eyes of Thailand”, [...]
Mines Action Canada and D.V.A. Productions (San Francisco), in association with Indiewood Pictures, are proud to announce the Canadian Premiere of “The Eyes of Thailand” at the One World Film [...]
“The Eyes of Thailand” sets sights for Northwest Premiere at the Port Townsend Film Festival This Weekend
Northwest Premiere of “The Eyes of Thailand” is this weekend at the Port Townsend Film Festival (PTFF). The Film will screen Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 6:15pm at the Rose Theatre (Port [...]
"The Eyes of Thailand" continues its award streak with Green Planet Award from FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival. The Green Planet Award is given to the film whose missions are [...]
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"The Eyes of Thailand" will have its UK premiere at Wildscreen in October 2012. Other upcoming screenings include Las Vegas (July 20), Flickers: Rhode Island (August 2012), and Port Townsend, WA [...]
Jewell, a 60-year old Asian elephant who retired from the circus, started walking on the back side of her right front foot, causing the skin to wear. Fearful that this could lead to more serious [...]
"The Eyes of Thailand" is heading south for the Little Rock Film Festival. The Arkansas premiere of the documentary is May 30, 2012 at 4:30pm at the Little Rock Zoo. Director/Producer Windy [...]
"The Eyes of Thailand" received the Humanitarian Award from the Newport Beach Film Festival and three awards from the International Wildlife Film Festival, including a Best of Festival "Best [...]
You've heard the expression "the elephant in the room". Well, we're happy to share that people can't help but talk about "the elephants in the PRESS-room". The buzz around "The Eyes of Thailand" [...]
Ashley Judd has joined the award-winning doc “The Eyes of Thailand” as the film’s narrator. From “Dolphin Tale” to Elephant Landmine Survivors, Judd has a special love for animals with prostheses.
As an “official selection” of the Newport Beach Film Festival, “The Eyes of Thailand” will have its WORLD PREMIERE on Saturday, April 28th at 6:30 pm at Triangle Square Cinemas (1870 Harbor Blvd, [...]
"Saving one elephant may not change the world, but you change the world for that elephant". Reflections from the 2012 Genesis Awards and the 2012 Summit for Elephants, by Director/Producer Windy [...]
The crew of "The Eyes of Thailand" completes the Final Sound Mix at Skywalker Ranch in time for Director/Producer Windy Borman and Producer Tim VandeSteeg to attend the 2012 ACE Film Grant Awards [...]
Tony Hudson is a veteran filmmaker and entertainer with more than two decades of experience in film visual effects and animation with such companies as Industrial Light and Magic, Walt Disney [...]
Still looking for the perfect gift for the Elephant Fan in your life? Look no further. “Tearful Relief” is an original 16 inch x 20 inch Fine Art Acrylic Painting on Stretched Canvas by artist [...]
In December, we launched our LAST IndieGoGo donation campaign for individuals who would like to be a part of our inspiring and award-winning documentary by making a small donation to “The Eyes of [...]
We're helping Mines Action Canada spread the word about their Call for Photos for an upcoming video project. The video will premiere in early March. Photos are due Monday, February 6th. Email [...]
Like many documentaries today, "The Eyes of Thailand" film is incorporating animations to help illustrate key events in the film for which we don't have photos or video footage. See the three [...]
Out of almost 90 submissions from over 20 countries, "The Eyes of Thailand", a feature length documentary by Windy Borman about an inspiring quest to build prostheses for elephants who stepped on [...]
The Eyes of Thailand" has contracted Animator Tahnee Gehm to help bring certain stories within the film to life. Examples include Motala's and Mosha's trips to FAE's Elephant Hospital after being [...]
Gary is an accomplished Editor and DP. His current interests are long walks on the beach and online video. He has shot and edited short films, sports, news, corporate video, live concerts and [...]
Soraida Salwala and FAE use every means at their disposal to save injured Asian Elephants. Sometimes that involves heavy machinery like tractors and cranes. By Michael Wysocki.
The Wildlife Conservation Network hosted "Elephant Friends" Dr. Jane Goodall, Dr. Iain Douglas-Hamilton, Dr. Colleen Begg, and many others at the 10th Annual Wildlife Conservation Expo in San [...]
Guest Blogger Michael Wysocki shares his reflections after two days at FAE, the World's First Elephant Hospital.
Michael Wysocki is a new Ele-friend who has the unique experience of volunteering at FAE's Elephant Hospital in Lampang, Thailand. We welcome Michael to the elephant family and look forward to [...]
On Sunday, September 11, 2011, the Friends of the Asian Elephant (FAE) Hospital, the World’s First Elephant Hospital, located in Lampang, Thailand, received word that PaHaePo, a Thai male [...]
On Sunday, September 11, 2011, PaHaePo, a male elephant without tusks, stepped on a landmine in Burma. He is currently en route to FAE's Elephant Hospital.
Artist Annabel Ruffell has created a painting to benefit "The Eyes of Thailand" documentary film. Donate to the film's IndieGoGo campaign today.
The Eyes of Thailand Fundraising Contest Terms & Conditions Eligibility: The “Win a Trip for 2 in Thailand” (the “Promotion”) is open only to legal U.S. & Canada Residents who [...]
AMPHAI jewelry is a blend of ancient jewelry and modern design. This multi-strand necklace is made with dry wood from Bali and was designed as a symbol of protection. It’s strong enough to [...]
The newest donated item to “The Eyes of Thailand” is a limited edition framed photo of Motala, one of the stars of the Film, taken by photographer Suzanne Roland.
25 lucky donors will receive a box of chocolate from Choclatique when they donate to "The Eyes of Thailand", beginning August 8, 2011.
Jessica DeLine is San Diego-based independent filmmaker and founder of Dirty Feet Productions. Her recent credits include producing a running documentary on The Leona Divide Trail Race and [...]
Steve Horner, a multi-award-winning Composer, signs on to composer the original score for "The Eyes of Thailand" documentary. Most recently, he composed the original musical score for the 10-time [...]
Two elephants injured by landmine in Sri Lanka three months after elephant experts warned about the dangers of relocating the conservation area to a former war zone.
GoDaddy.com CEO posts a video of himself killing an elephant in Zimbabwe. In response, GoDaddy rival Namecheap.com is offering to donate 20% of every transfer to savetheelephants.org
The new "Eyes of Thailand" trailer features footage from the 2010 documentary trip to Thailand and Laos, including interviews with Soraida Salwala (FAE), Dr. Therchai Jivacite (Prostheses [...]
"The Eyes of Thailand" documentary unveils its dramatic new trailer March 13, 2011. It features interviews with Soraida Salwala (FAE), Dr. Therchai Jivacite (Prostheses Foundation), Richard Lair [...]
The Elephant Parade is an open air art exhibition of 250 decorated elephant statues, designed by famous and upcoming artists to contribute to the conservation of Asian elephants.
Sri Lanka's Asian Elephants face many of the same issues as Thailand's elephants: deforestation, exportation, abuse, transport and conflicts with humans over resources and food, and now LANDMINES.
TTouch, a touch-based therapy similar to gentle body work can help relieve physical and emotional distress in animals, including elephants who have stepped on landmines.
Louise Rogerson founded the Hong Kong-based Elephant Asia Rescue and Survival Foundation (EARS for short) to promote responsible tourism and ask foreigners traveling to Asia to only visit [...]
Watermark Restaurant and Bar in Phuket, Thailand will host a fundraiser for the Friends of the Asian Elephant (FAE) Elephant Hospital and The Eyes of Thailand documentary film on Saturday 11 [...]
The Convention on Cluster Munitions wraps up with over 100 youth leaders and survivors of landmine/cluster bomb accidents take the stage to read the Youth Declaration.
The cluster munitions field trip with UXO Lao is a tragic reminder for US veterans about the destruction the U.S. landmines and cluster munitions have caused in Southeast Asia.
Over 40 youth leaders between the ages of 18-30 from all over the world are participating in the Mine Actions Canada (MAC) Youth Leaders Forum in Vientiane, Laos.
Bobo, a wild-caught Asian Elephant, arrives at FAE after being stabbed in the head by his keeper. Pictures by Jodi Frediani.
The Prostheses Foundation returns with a prosthesis for elephant landmine survivor Motala, while Boonmee's strength deteriorates.