Film screening: Rafea: Solar Mama.
Tuesday, February 26
Directed by Jehane Noujaim and Mona Eldaief, Rafea Solar Mama is a riveting film about a Bedouin woman's journey to become a solar engineer, power her village and re-wire the minds of her traditional Bedouin community. Rafea, is one of two women from Jordan chosen to travel to India to attend the Barefoot College, where illiterate women from around the world are trained in six months to be solar engineers. If Rafea succeeds, she will be able to electrify her village, train more engineers, and provide for her daughters. But can she overcome all the obstacles that stand in her way? 7:30pm. Bella Union, Trades Hall, cnr Lygon St & Victoria Pde, Carlton. To book visit Bella Union.