Human Rights Watch Film Festival: "Rafea Solar Mama"
01.24.2014 7:00 pm
Q&A with filmmaker Mona Eldaief and Jennifer Freeman, Program Officer, Women Peacemaker Program, Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice
Jehane Noujaim and Mona Eldaief, 2012, 75 min.
When Bedouin mother Rafea is selected for a unique development project, she travels to join30 illiterate women in different countries to train to become solar engineers. Will she be able to empower the other women in the village to join her in the struggle to rewire the traditions of the Bedouin community?
Ticket information: $4 MOPA Members, $6 Students/Seniors/Military, $8 General. Festival passes: $15 MOPA Members, $25 Students/Seniors/ Military, $35 General. (Festival passes cover admission to all six festival screenings)
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