The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor

2019, 113 min

Based on real events, the film tells the story of William Kamkwamba, a 13-year-old boy living in a small village in Malawi who has a talent for fixing radios and making things out of electronic parts. When Malawi suffers a severe drought that causes crop failures and famine throughout the country. William seeks to save his village and devises a plan to build a windmill to power the town’s broken water pump. How he manages to build a full-sized working windmill is what the rest of this inspiring film is about.

In English and Chichewa with English subtitles. (Rated TV PG for violence)

Saturday, February 11, 2023 | 2:00pm
PCC Cascade

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