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Film: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
Image credit: Netflix
August 10, 2019
1–3:30 p.m.
Lecture Hall, sublevel 2

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, based on a memoir by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Meller, recounts the story of a Malawian boy whose love of science inspires him to build a windmill in his village in order to save them from famine. Directed by British actor Chiwetel Ejjiofor.

Presented in conjunction with Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths. Tour the exhibition after the film.

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Date:
August 10
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Organizer

National Museum of African Art
Phone:
202-633-4600
Website:
http://africa.si.edu

Venue

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Phone:
202.633.4600
Website:
africa.si.edu