A story of women’s empowerment and fight of poverty through education and alternative energy.
Illiterate women from villages around the world with no electricity attend a course to learn how to make solar panels in India. They don’t speak English but they are determined to learn the technology. Those who have completed the course have returned to their villages and brought light home to more than 300,000 people.
Official Selection. 66° Festival Del Film Locarno, Italy
Winner. Euganea Film Festival, Premio Banca Etica Nuove Economie, Italy
Winner Audience Award. 13th Human Rights Film Festival, San Sebastian, Spain
Official Selection. Environmental Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia
Official Selection. Document International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Directors: Chiara Andrich, Giovanni Pellegrini
Producers: Valerio Moretti, Lucia Gotti Venturato
Languages: Spanish, English and Hindi
Year of Production: 2013
Official Website: https://barefootdocumentary.wordpress.com