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. Runtime: 81 mins
Awards: 2008 Amnesty International Durban International Film Festival, 2008 Green Cinema Award, Maui Film Festival, and 2008 Prix du Public, RIDM Montreal.
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