Himalayan Cataract Project Video Clips
HCP's largest cataract intervention to date: Over 1,300 surgeries in Ethiopia, in February 2013. Read more about the event. Footage shot by Daphnée Breytenbach and Julien Mucchielli.
“Out of the Darkness”
“Out of the Darkness” is an independent documentary that features HCP Co-Directors Drs. Sanduk Ruit and Geoff Tabin returning to Dr. Ruit’s home village in western Nepal to provide critical direct care and training. The team from Tilganga trekked for four full days to reach the village. The beautiful trailer is available online and the film has been shown at international film festivals. The film is an independent film by Stefano Levi.
Click on the image to the right to watch the trailer on the “Out of the Darkness” website.
Major cataract intervention in Ethiopia: Over 1,100 surgeries in 6 days in Woldiya, Ethiopia, in May 2012. Read more about the event. Footage shot by Eric Perlman.
"From the Eyes of Buddha": This documentary trailer, above, explains that Dr. Sanduk Ruit and Dr. Reeta Gurung have been on a journey to improve the problem of corneal blindness in Nepal.
CNN interview: In late-March, 2012, Dr. Geoff Tabin spoke with CNN about his international work and recent eye care workshop in South Sudan. You can also watch on CNN's website.
Dr. Geoff Tabin interview: In early-January, 2012, Dr. Tabin speaks with Park City Television about his work overseas.
Interview with Dr. Geoff Tabin: After speaking at Mountainfilm in Colorado in the summer of 2011, Dr. Tabin sat for an interview with the editor of Outside Magazine.
High-Volume Workshop in Ethiopia: Above, post-operative exams at Quiha Zonal Hospital in Mekelle in May 2011.
Mobile Eye Camp in Nepal: Dr. Sanduk Ruit, co-director of Himalayan Cataract Project and medical director of the Tilganga Eye Centre in Kathmandu, was featured in a Aljazeera news report in December 2010.
HCP Video by Serac Films: Above, the life of an elder in Nepal is turned around through cataract surgery.
Eye Care in Ethiopia: In the two videos above, HCP coordinates eye care camps and brings change to the lives of villagers in Ethiopia.
Eye Care in Nepal: Dr. Paul Yang of the John A. Moran Eye Center recently traveled to Nepal as a Freeman Fellow with support from the HCP. He participated in an Outreach Microsurgical Eye Clinic (OMEC) in Hetauda at the Community Hospital that HCP supports. Dr. Yang created a short video documenting the cataract program.
National Geographic Explorer: In this clip from "Miracle Doctors," Dr. Geoff Tabin shows Lisa Ling the rustic schoolhouse that is being transformed for eye surgery. See more NGE video clips.