Chiwetel Ejiofor Premieres His Directorial Debut in Berlin!

Chiwetel Ejiofor Premieres His Directorial Debut in Berlin!

Chiwetel Ejiofor looks handsome on the red carpet for the premiere of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind during the 2019 Berlin Film Festival on Tuesday (February 12) in Berlin, Germany.

The 41-year-old Oscar-nominated actor not only stars in the film, it marks his feature film directorial debut!

Chiwetel was joined on the red carpet by his co-stars Aissa Maiga and Maxwell Simba, as well as William Kamkwamba, who wrote the book that inspired the movie.

The film is about a 13-year-old boy who, inspired by a science book, builds a wind turbine to save his Malawian village from famine. It’s based on William‘s real-life story!

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind will debut on Netflix on March 1.