Eyes of the Orangutans

Eyes of the Orangutan Film Screening

Eyes of the Orangutans

AARON GEKOSKI presents ‘Eyes of the Orangutan’, a compelling new TERRA MATER Factual Studios/CHRIS SCARFFE Film and Photography documentary.

The Wildlife Tourism industry is a global, multi-billion dollar business. However, these profits come at a cost. Animal abuse and cruelty are occurring both in front of our eyes and behind closed doors.

Aaron Gekoski is an internationally acclaimed photojournalist who has documented the human-animal conflict for over a decade. In recent years, he has turned his attention to the Wildlife Tourism industry, travelling to dozens of countries to learn more about it.

But it was a trip to Vietnam that changed everything. He met a large male orangutan at an amusement park in Ho Chi Minh. Kept in a small enclosure with no trees or other stimulation, the orangutan was on display for park visitors.

This experience led Aaron Gekoski on a mission to document the dark reality of the Wildlife Tourism industry and expose the abuse and cruelty that animals endure to entertain humans.





  • Duration: 55 min


13 Feb 2023


14:00 - 14:55


Xposure Sharjah Auditorium
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