There is a Crisis in Ethiopia. There is a crisis in Ethiopia. With over four million cases of visual impairment it has one of the highest rates of blindness on the continent.
But one man is fighting to change that.
Here, over a million people live without sight. In fact, it has one of the highest rates of blindness in Africa.
The End of Blindness tells the incredible true story of Dr. Samuel Bora, the only ophthalmologist for over 3 million people in rural Ethiopia who provides free cataract surgery to the blind poor.
Dedicating his life to serving the poor in his country, Dr. Samuel performs up to 60 surgeries a day for those who would otherwise be forgotten.
Step inside the operating room and witness the powerful impact a single surgeon can have on the lives of thousands of people- from children with cataracts to a blind mother who has never seen her son.
Written and directed by A.J Martinson, award-winning documentary The End of Blindness will be available on VOD November 16 from Passion River Films.