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Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai (2008)

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, ... See full summary »

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Alan Dater, Lisa Merton
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Credited cast:
Larisa Eryomina ... Voiceover for several characters (voice)
Njogu Kahare Njogu Kahare ... Self (Green Belt Movement)
Leah Kisomo Leah Kisomo ... Self
Kinyanjui Kiuno Kinyanjui Kiuno ... Self (Green Belt Movement)
Wangari Maathai ... Self
Njorongo Makanga Njorongo Makanga ... Self
Vertistine Mbaya Vertistine Mbaya ... Self (Green Belt Movement)
Naomi Kabura Mukunu Naomi Kabura Mukunu ... Self
Kang'ethe Mungai Kang'ethe Mungai ... Self (human rights activist)
Moses Ndiritu Muta Moses Ndiritu Muta ... Self (Wangari Maathai's brother)
Fredrick Njau Fredrick Njau ... Self (Green Belt Movement)
Lilian Wanjiru Njehu Lilian Wanjiru Njehu ... Self
Rose Wabuke Rose Wabuke
Kamoji Wachiira Kamoji Wachiira ... Self (environmental scientist and activist)
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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.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 April 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Geres rizes - To orama tis Wangari Maathai See more »

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