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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

  • March 08, 2020
  • 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • St. Benedict the African Parish, Chicago

One Earth Film Festival - The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

FILM DESCRIPTION: Against all the odds, a 13-year-old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine. “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” is based on the best selling book and true story of William Kamkwamba. Directed by and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and introducing Maxwell Simba.

Appropriate for ages 10 to adult. Violent scenes may be difficult for more sensitive children.

St. Benedict the African Parish, 6550 S. Harvard, The King Room, Chicago

Doors open 30 minutes before start time. Arrive early to avoid lines and get best seats. ADA compliant accessible venue. Teens and young adults encouraged to attend. "PG-13" May contain heavy themes, graphic images or language. Refreshments available.

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