This is the final film of the Women’s Human Rights Film Series.
“Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Mathaai”
Fri., April 3, 7 p.m.
Metropolitan State University Auditorium, 700 E. Sixth St.
Don’t miss this acclaimed documentary, the dramatic story of the Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. “Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai,” tells the dramatic story of the Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Her 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. A discussion follows the film with Mary C. Ellison, staff attorney at The Advocates and Korir Sing’Oei, founder of the Centre for Minority Rights Development in Kenya.