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Thank You For the Rain film

A film by Julia Dahn and Kisilu Musya about a Kenyan farmer whose village is destroyed by a flood, and how this motivates him to become a climate activist.

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  • For Educators
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  • For Students

Thank You For the Rain film

Theme

Type of Resource

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Thank You For The Rain

Age Group

About this resource

Kisilu Musya is a farmer from Kenya. His life changes when a violent storm hits his village and destroys the crops and houses in his community. The film follows Kisilu’s journey of being a father, a community leader and climate activist. He travels to Paris to face the global leaders at COP21 and challenge them to take action on climate crisis. You can rent this film or purchase a screening license to show it at your school.

Why we recommend this resource

Thank You For The Rain highlights a range of issues linked to climate change and shows how those who contribute least to this global problem, suffer the most. In this film you will find a reflection on climate justice, gender equality, refugees, access to water and adaptation. It’s a powerful real life example of what it means to live in a world affected by climate change.

Goals met by this resource

Goal 1: No Poverty
End poverty in all its forms everywhere.
Goal 4: Quality Education
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
Goal 5: Gender Equality
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.
Goal 13: Climate Action
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.
Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.

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