Rafea: Solar Mama | Saturday, May 11, 8pm
Panel Discussion with Director Mona Eldaief, Kellie Terry-Sepulveda of The Point, Sonia Russell of COSIA and Jose Made of Accion.
Rafea, an illiterate Bedouin wife and mother from Jordan, is chosen to participate in a six-month program at India’s Barefoot College, where she and other Third World women will be trained as solar engineers. With a resentful husband threatening her future, Rafea struggles to negotiate the gap between modernity and tradition as her confidence grows through camaraderie with her fellow students and she masters the skills that could bring electricity and unprecedented employment to her village.
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Students tickets for $5 can be purchased at the door. Free for 18 and under.