Rainmakers, Series 2 Series
Julie de Varennes in Canada
Montreal, Canada - Cancer
A former sufferer helps kids coping with cancer; giving them hope and inspiration.
Julie de Varennes who battled leukemia as a teenager is now helping other kids cope and overcome the fatal disease. Every year she spends two weeks at a summer camp for kids battling cancer, giving them hope and inspiration.
Directed by Robbie Hart
Produced by Robbie Hart and Luc Côté, Adobe Productions
The other 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.
Grade Level: 7-12, College, Adult
US Release Date: 2000
Copyright Date: 1999
DVD ISBN: 1-59458-962-3
VHS ISBN: 1-56029-828-6
Awards and Festivals
Honorable Mention, Columbus International Film & Video Festival
Citizenship and Civics
Death And Dying
|Rainmakers - Series 1|
Six youth leaders from around the world are making a difference.
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