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St. John Film Society
Free Movie Night
February 22, 7:30 pm
St. John School of the Arts, Cruz Bay
TAKING ROOT: The Vision of Wangari Maathai
by Lisa Merton and Alan Dater (80 min) 2008
The filmmakers will be present for questions and answers after the screening.
This award-winning documentary tells the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel 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.