Film screening: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

March 2020

Sunshine Cinema – Southern Africa’s first solar powered cinema network will be embarking on a regional screening tour in partnership with Participant Media of the biographical film “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” in February. The film focuses on the life story of Malawian inventor William Kamkwamba. The tour coincides with the launch of 3 new partnership projects for Sunshine Cinema in 2020.

Storyline: A 13-year-old boy is thrown out of the school he loves when his family can no longer afford the fees. He sneaks into the library and learns how to build a windmill to save his village from a famine.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPkr9HmglG0