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“The Eyes of Thailand" is a story of sacrifice and perseverance that shows how far one woman will go to save an endangered species from threats above and below the surface. I hope it will raise awareness to protect Asian Elephants—and all beings—from the terror of land mines.” -Ashley Judd
‘The Eyes of Thailand’ is both tragic and triumphant, tied up with a message of hope that the best will prevail. - OC Social Scene
I laughed, I awwwed, I cried and was very moved… Windy Borman and company proved to me that good movies can be American made. - Fierce and Nerdy
‘The Eyes of Thailand’ means to open viewers’ eyes to the plights of these elephants, as they parallel those of human land mine victims… [The film] illustrates [Soraida] Salwala’s dedication, her insistence that elephants not be forgotten. - PopMatters
The best documentaries are the ones that can get to the heart of a larger issue by focusing in on a specific case… Borman’s film captures the trials and triumphs of Salwala and the elephants, Mosha and Motala, while also raising awareness about how landmines are still being used. – FilmSlate Magazine
World’s largest landmine survivors walk again with human help and ingenuity. “Eyes of Thailand” concentrates on an absolutely voiceless constituency—elephants—and the heroic efforts of Soraida Salwala… The video… [is] an emotional tripwire. – TakePart.com
This documentary tells a story about love, compassion and wondrous deeds of dedicated people, and skillfully enlightens the viewer about the cruelty and vast use of land mines — not just in Thailand and Burma but throughout the world. – GrandMagazine.com
Soraida is a warm, big-hearted and passionate muse, kind of like a Mother Teresa for the elephants. Her caring is charismatic as it is compelling. – LA Splash
IndieWire: Women and Hollywood Guest Post
Filming Elephant Landmine Survivors Walk on Prostheses is No Small Feat, by Windy Borman.
Landmines are Hugely Destructive to People and Other Living Things, by Windy Borman.
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