“Taking Root” Film Screening – Aug. 5, 2021

Windham World Affairs Council and Latchis Arts present screening of award-winning Taking Root film for Spotlight Series August 5th, 2021

Film celebrates life of Wangari Maathai, first African woman and environmentalist to win Nobel Peace Prize

Windham World Affairs Council and Latchis Arts Spotlight Series present the award-winning film, TAKING ROOT, the story of the Green Belt Movement of Kenya and its founder Wangari Maathai, the first environmentalist and first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. This film by local filmmakers Lisa Merton and Alan Dater will be shown in Brattleboro for the first time in over 10 years and marks a decade since the death of Maathai.

The screening will take place on Thursday, August 5th at 7:00 pm at the Latchis Theatre in Brattleboro, VT. Free tickets are available at EventBrite or WindhamWorldAffairsCouncil.org. A $10 suggested donation will be accepted at the door. A live Q&A discussion with the filmmakers will follow the screening.

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