RMPBS Community Cinema: Solar Mamas
90 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Documentary, Social Issues, Womens Issues
Screens Sunday, November 18th at 2pm at Denver FilmCenter/Colfax
This is a FREE event. Click HERE to RSVP for your ticket.
Rafea, who lives in a small Jordanian village, is 30 years old with four children and a husband eager to take a third wife. With encouragement from her country's Ministry of Environment, she attends the Barefoot College in India to train to become a solar-energy engineer. The Barefoot College provides training to the rural poor to empower them to make their communities sustainable. Students include rural women from Kenya, Burkina Faso, Columbia, and Guatemala.
*This film is a part of the Women and Girls Lead initiative.
Watch The Sky's the Limit for the Women of Barefoot College on PBS. See more from Independent Lens.
Community Cinema is a national civic engagement initiative featuring free monthly screenings of films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens. Every month in 100+ cities, community members come together to learn, discuss, and get involved in key social issues of our time.
DIRECTOR: Mona Eldaief, Jahane Noujaim