Directorial Debut of Chiwetel Ejiofor, ‘The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind’ Set to Hit Netflix on March 1st

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Following a lot of anticipation, a release date for the Netflix original film and directorial debut of Chiwetel Ejiofor, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind has been announced. The film will hit the world’s leading streaming site on March 1 2019.

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, is based on a true story of William Kamkwamba whose handmade invention saved his entire Malawian village from drought. Besides being the directorial debut of British-Nigerian Chiwetel Ejiofor, the actor also stars in the Netflix film.


Speaking on the movie, Chiwetel Ejiofor adds

There’s a strong appetite for these films and for a diversity of voices and for this idea that we’re all kind of culturally enriched when we understand where different people are coming from.

He continues

Seeing stories… from one point of view is not very rewarding ultimately. I’m just looking forward to being a continuing part of that positive change

Watch the trailer for The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind below.


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