MANDA’S PRIZE

U.S. Premiere

MANDA’S PRIZE


Solar Household Energy, Inc. & Solar Cookers International

MANDA’S PRIZE (Solar Cooking Project in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia, 2008, 22 min.)

United States Premiere  Manda Chisanga is a Safari guide in Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park. When he heard how solar cookers worked, he saw their use as a way to protect the Park and save trees from being used as firewood for cook-fires.  This beautiful documentary introduces the first Parabolic Solar Cookers. It was shown by Al Jazeera as part of its “Witness” series detailing people’s lives around the world. Directed by Tina Stallard. Owned by Al Jazeera.

Shown as part of a program on solar cookers with THIRSTY PLANET, CHARCOAL TRAFFIC & SOLAR COOKING IN BENDER BAYLA, and SOLAR COOKING IN MADAGASCAR, A MEANS TO HALT DEFORESTATION

Discussion with solar energy experts Louise Meyer, Founder and Board Member of Solar Household Energy and Pat McArdle, Board Member of Solar Household Energy and Solar Cookers International, follows screenings.

Ticket/Reservation Info:

FREE, no reservations needed.

Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives, Lecture Hall 102,

1201 17th St., NW (METRO: Farragut North)

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