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Movies that Matter Beacon: Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai

When: Fri., Aug. 28, 7-10:30 p.m. 2015

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. Discussion & refreshments after film showing.

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