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Jehane Noujaim

Filmmaker

Jehane Noujaim is an award-winning Egyptian-American filmmaker whose work has been exhibited at film festivals and in theaters worldwide.

Finding Solutions to Poverty, One Woman at a Time

When we started filming Solar Mamas, there were 28 women from seven different countries who spoke nine different languages all sitting together in a classroom at the Barefoot College. At first, six months of technical training in a classroom seemed like a very slow process. But one month into the training, the drama began.
11/26/2012 05:45 EST