Malawi true story, ‘The boy who harnessed the wind’ on Netflix

Netflix will release ‘The boy who harnessed the wind’ which has been adapted by the best-selling book by William Kamkwamba and Brian Mealer.

Chiwetel Ejiofor, who is also an Oscar nominee, plays the role of the main character’s father. He makes his directing debut with this beautiful, true story of William, the main character of the story has the idea of creating electricity using home-made turbine to end famine which was affecting lives of the villagers. The wind mill will be used to help farmers to stop famine in the area.

The movie which was also shot in Malawi, is currently being screened at Sundance Film Festival. To note, Netflix is putting a lot of emphasis on African movies and TV shows. ‘The bot who harnessed the wind’ will be aired on March 01,2019 worldwide.