The film is based on a bestselling memoir by a Malawian inventor, William Kamkwamba, who was thrown out of school when his family could no longer afford the fees. The film was shot by first-time director Chiwetel Ejiofor and is set to be released on Netflix in 2019.
Netflix Buys Rights to Chiwetel Ejiofor's Movie
Guardian, 19 November 2018
Chiwetel Ejiofor, the 12 years a slave star, new movie "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind" was officially bought by Netflix which gives them world global rights. The movie was and was… Read more »
Oscar-nominated Ejiofor plays the father of 13-year-old, self-educated inventor Kamkwamba, played by newcomer Maxwell Simba, as his family and community faces famine.
http://www.ted.com When he was just 14 years old, Malawian inventor William Kamkwamba built his family an electricity-generating windmill from spare ... see more »
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