“The Eyes of Christmas” is a star-studded holiday telecast bringing together celebrities from all over the globe in a touching tribute to the true essence of the holiday season. This annual special event is an inspiriting and poignant look at some of your favorite film, television and music stars as they share their warmest memories and most intimate moments of the season with the audience through cozy interviews, musical performances, informal fireside chats, special holiday messages and more.
“The Eyes of Christmas” is a program designed to help the blind to “see” the magic of the Yuletide season through the eyes of Hollywood luminaries, and includes breathtaking footage from around the globe of holiday celebrations in other countries.
Created by blind activist, artist and producer, Helen Harris, founder of RP International, the nations leading non-profit dedicated to the fight against blinding eye diseases, “The Eyes of Christmas” has become an annual holiday tradition. RP International is known for its work with some of Hollywood’s biggest movie studios creating descriptive versions of such hit movies as “Titanic”, “Braveheart”, and “Forrest Gump” so the blind can experience the magic of motion pictures.
“The Eyes of Christmas” holiday telecast brings together some of the world’s best loved celebrities in a spirit of hope, courage and rejoicing by sharing their heartfelt thoughts and memories with the entire nation, while creating awareness for the blind who live in permanent darkness.