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‘When Elephants Were Young’ at Film Festivals

When Elephants Were Young is the new feature documentary produced and directed by World Elephant Day Co-Founder Patricia Sims.

Narrated by William Shatner, the film portrays a young man and a young elephant struggling to survive in Bangkok until the opportunity comes to release the elephant to protected forest habitat in Thailand. When Elephants Were Young won the Best Documentary Feature award at the Palm Beach International Film Festival in 2016.

laurels 2016 DOC WINNER SM


Past Screenings:

Palm Beach International Film Festival – April 2016 – International and U.S. Premiere

Victoria Film Festival – February 2016 – Victoria Premiere

Whistler Film Festival – December 2015 – World Premiere


When Elephants Were Young will be released worldwide in summer 2016.