2014 Edition

William and the Windmill

William and the Windmill

Section: Long Documentary

Country: Malawi | South Africa

Production Year: 2013

Runtime: 88 Minutes

Director: Ben Nabors

Screenwriter: Ben Nabors

Cinematographers: Julia Dengel, Manu Lapière, Scott Thrift, Michael Tyburski

Editors: Jonathan Oppenheim, Carlos Pavan

Music Composers: Danny Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans

Print Source: ben@grouptheory.co

Synopsis: William Kamkwamba, a young Malawian, builds a power-generating windmill from junk parts to rescue his family from famine, transforming his life and catapulting him on to the the world stage. His fame and success lead him to new opportunities and complex choices about his future, distancing him from the life he once knew.