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Out of the Darkness (I) (2011)

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Most of the world's blind people live in remote, impoverished areas. The majority of doctors able to cure them work in cities. Dr. Sanduk Ruit from Nepal, and his American partner, Dr. ... See full summary »

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Most of the world's blind people live in remote, impoverished areas. The majority of doctors able to cure them work in cities. Dr. Sanduk Ruit from Nepal, and his American partner, Dr. Geoff Tabin, have made perfecting a portable low cost surgery to restore sight their life's work. They trek to Nepal's remote Northeast, carrying an entire hospital on porter's backs. Their mission is to bring the needlessly blind out of the darkness. Written by Anonymous

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A doctor's house call at 9000 feet to cure blindness

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Breathtaking pictures and a real humanitarian story
9 May 2011 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This documentary brings you into one of the most remote places on this planet, into a small village in the Himalaya region, up to 9000 feet height.Join Dr. Ruit and Dr. Tabin on their trip through wayless mountain areas, packed with complete surgery equipment to cure blindness of people living there. In outstanding pictures and scenes you can feel the passion of the doctors, their willingness to help and you are affected deeply by the happiness of the people , when they see for the first time in their life their relatives and the world around. This documentary gave me a deep insight in the live of people living in these remote places and I saw breathtaking pictures, never seen before. For me this is a great humanitarian story and a wonderful impression of the Himalaya

Dr. Horst Eierdanz


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