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Taking Root [videorecording]: The Vision of Wangari Maathai

a film by Lisa Merton and Alan Dater ; produced and directed by Lisa Merton and Alan Dater ; a Marlboro Production
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
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
Lisa Merton; Alan Dater
Performers
Commentary, Wangari Muta Maathai, Naomi Kabura Mukunu, Leah Kisomo, Lilian Wanjiru Njehu, Rebah Wasike, Kamoji Wachiira, Moses Ndiritu Muta, Njogu Kahare, Kang'ethe Mungai, Ngorongo Makanga, Vertistine Mbaya, Nyakweya Ngunjiri, Njehu Gatabaki, Ruth Wangari Thungu, Reverend Peter Njenga, Lilian Muchungi, Fredrick Njau, Major General Njuki Mwaniki.
Release Date
2008
Run Time
223 min.
Language
In English and Swahili with English subtitles; Closed captioned
Notes
  • Broadcast version produced for PBS television series 'Independent Lens'.
  • Originally produced in 2008.
Variant Title
Vision of Wangari Maathai
Related Title
Independent lens (Television program)
Edition
Special edition
Contents
  • Feature film (80 min.) ; Broadcast version (53 min.) ;Trailer ; Extras (90 min. total) : Conditions on the land
  • Wangari in the indigenous Aberdare Forest
  • Culture and colonialism
  • The fig tree and praying for rain
  • Mau Mau
  • The years of fear
  • The Green Belt Movement
  • The Karura Forest protests
  • Wangari: the early years
  • Wangari: "A strong African woman," from a BBC interview
  • Wangari: the hummingbird story
  • The Nobel Peace Prize.
Credits
Editors, Mary Lampson, Tom Haneke, Jim Klein, Alan Dater ; original music, Samite ; cinematographer, Alan Dater.
Published
[Marlboro, Vermont] : Marlboro Productions ; [Harriman, NY] : Distributed by New Day Films, ©2008.
Terms of Use
Public performance rights secured.
Description
1 videodisc (223 min. total) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; region 1, NTSC.
Technical Details
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