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Taking Root

Taking Root  tells the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai whose simple act of planting trees grew into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment, protect human rights, and defend democracy—a movement for which this charismatic woman became an iconic inspiration.

Director: Alan Dater, Lisa Merton

Release: 2008

Country: USA

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 81'