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"Rafea: Solar Mama" Screening

Ford Foundation

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)

New York, NY

"Rafea: Solar Mama" Screening

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Ford Foundation JustFilms and Philanthropy New York present a special screening of

“Rafea: Solar Mama”

Directed by Mona Eldaief and Jehane Noujaim


Rafea, a Bedouin woman who lives with her four daughters in a poor Jordanian village on the Iraqi border, has a chance to train to be her country’s first female solar engineer. At the innovative Barefoot College in India, she will gain the skills she needs to provide for her children and learn to power her entire village. But can she rewire the traditional thinking of her Bedouin community?

Please join us for a screening of this powerful film, followed by a conversation with co-director Mona Eldaief.


Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Reception

5:30 pm

Screening and Discussion

6:30 pm


For more information, contact justfilms@fordfoundation.org

Have questions about "Rafea: Solar Mama" Screening? Contact Ford Foundation

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Ford Foundation
320 East 43rd Street
New York, NY 10017

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)


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