INVITATION TO A FEATURE DOCUMENTARY SCREENING - "THANK YOU FOR THE RAIN" AT THE WANGARI MAATHAI INSTITUTE

Jan
29
January 29, 1:52 pm
Where

Nelson Mandela Conference Hall - Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies (Green Campus).

 

Dear All,

You are invited to attend the screening of the film “Thank You for the Rain” at the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies.

 

Date: Wednesday January 29, 2020

 

Time: 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM

 

Venue: Nelson Mandela Conference Hall - Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies (Green Campus).

 

Film Duration - 1hr 30 Mins

Directed by - Julia Dahr & Kisilu Musya

Thank You for The Rain is a collaborative film by Kisilu Musya, a Kenyan farmer and Julia Dahr, a Norwegian filmmaker. For five years Kisilu used his camera to capture the life of his family, his village and the impacts of climate change. He filmed floods, droughts and storms but also the real human costs of the crisis. During one violent storm that throws him and Julia together, Kisilu loses his home. The film then follows him as he starts building a community-based movement of farmers fighting the impacts of extreme weather. He then takes their message of hope all the way to the UN Climate Talks at COP21 in Paris, France. Here, amid the murky cut and thrust of politics at the biggest environmental show on earth, this father and community leader transforms into an activist on the global stage.

 

Trailer - 3 Mins

Where

Nelson Mandela Conference Hall - Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies (Green Campus).