Chiwetel Ejiofor makes his directorial debut in The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind. The film stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Aïssa Maïga, Lily Banda and introducing Maxwell Simba.

The film is produced by Andrea Calderwood and Gail Egan and adapted from the book The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind. Written by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer.

Against all the odds, a thirteen-year-old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine. Based on the true story of William Kamkwamba.

THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND will launch on Netflix and in select theaters, March 1.

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