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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is a 2019 British drama film written, directed by and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor in his feature directorial debut. The film is based on the memoir The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer. It was screened in the Premieres section at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. It was selected as the British entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards.
SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER: RICHARD ANDRE, President of Vineyard Power
Richard Andre, President of Vineyard Power, has responsibility for the Cooperative’s management and project development. Prior to his appointment as President, Richard was a founding director of Vineyard Power, a CEO of an international manufacturing company, based in the Netherlands, and a consultant to several leading private equity firms. He also brings professional experience in energy markets, supply chain management, project finance, sales and strategic development to his work with Vineyard Power. Richard received a degree in Chemical Engineering from Penn State University and a Finance degree from the London Business School. He currently serves on the West Tisbury Energy Committee and on the Vineyard Sustainable Energy Committee and he lives in West Tisbury with his wife Ina and son Nicolas.
Supported in part by the Farm Neck Foundation
“The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” – feeds our hunger for inspiring tales in these desperate times with a beautifully engineered narrative latticework of hardship, hope, and know-how.” – Los Angeles Times
“It builds realism and context into both sides of that story and manages to be a winning adaptation as a result.” – The Atlantic