Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai

Series: Portland EcoFilm Festival

Thursday, March 31 at 7:30pm  |  $9  |

Presented in partnership with Friends Of Trees and with "Feminist March," the Hollywood Theatre's month-long tribute to women in the media arts. 50% of all box office proceeds will be donated to Friends Of Trees.

TAKING ROOT tells the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai whose simple act of planting trees grew into the Green Belt Movement, a nationwide movement led by women and girls that safeguards the environment and protects human rights, social justice and peace. Since its founding in 1977, the Green Belt Movement has planted over 51 million trees.

82 minutes
Larisa Eryomina, Njogu Kahare, Leah Kisomo
Alan Dater, Lisa Merton


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