For the Love of Elephants
December 23, 2010 11:05 PM   Subscribe

For the Love of Elephants *starts with a short ad* Shot on location in Kenya, For the Love of Elephants closely observes the process by which an orphaned elephant named Sities survives the first days of recovery after arriving at an elephant rehabilitation centre near Nairobi, Kenya. previously

The bond between the human and elephants runs deep at the Sheldrick Trust. Caring for elephants is clearly an intense job, requiring compassion and insight into the minds and spirits of these great animals. It is a job that comes with many rewards. For the Love of Elephants reveals that the most powerful reward is helping the young elephants reach adolescence and eventually reintegrate into the Kenyan wild.
posted by KokuRyu (5 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
Unstreamable outside of Canada, alas.
posted by lumensimus at 11:20 PM on December 23, 2010

ack... well, this Nature of Things program moved me to tears a few times...
posted by KokuRyu at 11:38 PM on December 23, 2010

Fascinating. Thanks.
posted by dobbs at 12:17 AM on December 24, 2010

My parents went there a few weeks ago and... well... yeah, it's actually that cool.
posted by klanawa at 12:28 AM on December 24, 2010

Searching for the film title on Youtube seems to give me working links from the US. There was a trailer for the film, and seemingly the whole film as well.

FWIW, I visited the orphanage in 2007 and have been a supporter since.
posted by keds at 6:32 PM on December 25, 2010

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