Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai


  • Lisa Merton and Alan Dater's Kenyan Taking Root... attests to the seismic changes wrought by women of different religions and ethnicities working together. [A] Lucid, lovingly crafted pic, which won the audience award at Hot Docs...

  • Maathai touched off a transformation in her country by encouraging rural women to plant trees.

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