The film "Mary & Martha explains it all so well (not to mention the African scenery is spectacular)! Based on a true story, this heartwarming movie about the sons of two women - and their related stories involving malaria - provides an excellent illustration of the passion behind MTRF’s quest to provide mosquito nets to those in need! It is said that pictures are worth 1,000 words; after viewing this film, it’s safe to say MOTION pictures are worth 1 million words! This film, starring Hillary Swank, is a true eye opener, and - if you’re an Amazon Prime Member - you can view it for free! Here’s a link to the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cLTqf1P2DjI
Even if you don’t have time to enjoy the full movie, viewing this 5 minute featurette gives you a better sense of the value of their stories & the impact they had on raising awareness & making a difference in the world: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxFo7A0LLtQ
Reading about issues is informative, viewing pictures brings further clarity, and making observations in person has tremendous impact; however, thanks to the gift of motion pictures, watching this film is “the next best thing to being there!”
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