Grades 7-12, College, Adult
Directed by Robbie Hart and Luc Côté
Produced by Robbie Hart and Luc Côté, Adobe Productions
DVD Purchase $235 VHS Purchase $235, Rent $105
US Release Date: 2000
Copyright Date: 1999
VHS ISBN: 1-56029-829-4
Citizenship and Civics
A Series of 7 Programs|
Rainmakers - Series 2
The second series about youth leaders around the world making a difference.
The second installment in the RAINMAKERS series continues telling the inspiring stories of youth leaders from around the world who overcome difficult personal situations to take control of their lives and help others.
Journey to Guatemala, Japan, Zimbabwe, Australia, Turkey, Mozambique and Canada to encounter these visionary young activists who are crusading for change.
The titles in the series are:
Jesus Tecu Osorio in Guatemala - The son of civil war victims leads a campaign for justice.
Tsuyoshi Inaba in Japan - Working to empower the homeless in Tokyo.
Tina Machida in Zimbabwe - A young woman fights for the rights of gays and lesbians against the odds.
Murrandoo Yanner in Australia - An aborigine leads the battle against multinationals for historic land rights and tradition.
Yildiz Temürtürkan in Turkey - A human rights activist risks everything to protest police repression.
Celso Magumbe in Mozambique - A deaf man fights for the rights of the hearing impaired.
Julie De Varennes in Canada - A former sufferer helps kids coping with cancer; giving them hope and inspiration.
"Useful for introducing students to social stratification and social change because they offer simple and clear examples of inequality a