The Vision of Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai poster advertising the film: Taking Root
DVDs available now!!

Upcoming Screenings

Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai
at the Actors Fund Arts Center

March 5 at 7 pm.

160 Schermerhorn St. between Smith and Hoyt streets, Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 398–4675
www.encompassopera.org
$10-$25.

Previous Screenings

Africa’s Green Future:
Nurturing the Vision of Wangari Maathai

Hosted by the African Student Interest Group at the
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall - 195 Prospect St., New Haven, CT

September 19-20, 2013

Thursday, September 19, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m. Opening remarks by James Leitner (Yale, B.A. ‘75)
President of Falcon Mgt. Corp.

6:30 p.m. Screening of “Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai,”
followed by a discussion with directors Lisa Merton and Alan Dater

Download pdf with details of the two day program.

The International Conference on Drylands, Deserts and Desertification (DDD)

The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Sede Boqer Campus
84990 Midreshet Ben Gurion, ISRAEL

November 12th at 9:30 pm

Conference Special Events
Schedule

International Women's Film Festival

Rehovot, Israel
http://www.en.iwff.net/

November 7, 2012

Oxfam Conversations for Change

Tribal Theatre
346 George St.
Brisbane, Australia

Tuesday, July 10th at 6:30pm.

www.tribaltravel.com.au
Facebook: Oxfam C4C
Facebook: Tribal Theater Brisbane

Australian Cinémathèque

Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane.

Wednesday 23rd May at 6.00pm.

http://qagoma.qld.gov.au/cinematheque/current/micro_strategies_to_change_the_world

Sacramento...

The picturesque Brickhouse Art Gallery (BAG),
The Black United Fund of Sacramento Valley (BUFSV),
and the Sacramento Area Black Caucus (SABC),
are celebrating “Women’s History Month”
and “Earth Day” with the premiere screening
of the documentary “Taking Root.”

Sunday, April 1, 2012, from 4:00PM-6:00PM.

Brickhouse Art Gallery
2837 36th Street
Sacramento, CA. 95817

For more info call 916-484-3750 or e-mail

"e" inc. presents The Wild and Scenic Film Festival

an all-day event of film, foods, and festivities.
http://www.e-action.us/wsfilmfestival/

March 31, 2012

Atlantic Wharf's Waterfront Square
290 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210

Environmental Film Festival in the Nations Capital

March 13, 2012

Memorial Tribute to Wangari Maathai with filmmaker Lisa Merton
http://dcenvironmentalfilmfest.org

Independent Lens

Watch "Taking Root" on Independent Lens in early January 2012.
Check your local PBS schedule for dates and showtimes.
http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/broadcast.html

Wendell Free Library

Friday, April 29, 2011 7 pm.

Wendell, MA
978-544-3559

“The Gray Area” at The Crane Building

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 8 pm

1400 N. American St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122
For Information: Indigo Arts Gallery, 215-765-1041

St. Lawrence University screening

Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 7 p.m.

Canton, NY
www.stlawu.edu

in Hepburn 218 (Hepburn Auditorium) on the St. Lawrence University campus.
Directions to campus can be found at http://www.stlawu.edu/admis/how.html
and the campus map at http://www.stlawu.edu/campusmap/#.

Global Society of Sante Fe College & Civic Media Center

Tuesday, Mar. 15, 2011, 7p.m.

Gainsville, FL
352-373-0010
civicmediacenter.org

Kirloskar Vasundhara International Film Festival

Feb. 13 - 20, 2011

Himali Society
Pune (Maharashtra), India
email

Brown University

Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, 7:00 p.m.

Salomon Hall, Room 001
69-91 Waterman Street, Providence, RI
Info: 401.863.3138
johnathan_berard@brown.edu

Uhuru Film Festival

Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, 6 p.m.

Colorado State University
www.uhurufilms.org

Karama Film Festival

Dec. 5 - 10, 2010

National Center for Human Rights
Main Theatre of the Royal Cultural Center
Amman, Jordan
Visit Karama Film Festival on Facebook

Das Filmfest Frauen Welten 2010

Nov. 18 - 24, 2010

Tubligen, Germany
www.frauenrechte.de

32nd Women & Cinema Festival

Nov. 8, 2010

Firenze, Italy
www.laboratorioimmaginedonna.it

University of North Carolina

Nov. 9, 2010, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Screening & Panel Discussion featuring Kamoji Wachiira
FedEx Global Education Center
global.unc.edu

American Conservation Film Festival

Nov. 4 -7, 2010

Shepardston, W. Virginia
www.conservationfilm.org

Climate Justice, Science and Refugees

Oct. 27, 2010

Manchester, UK
climatejusticesciencerefuges.eventbrite.com

Seattle, WE FEM

August 23, 2010, 8 p.m.

Seattle University Pigott Building Rooms 100,101 and Atrium
Marion & 12th
Seattle, WA 98122
patrick_baroch@itvs.org

(Part of ITVS' Women's Empowerment Summer Screening Series)

Philadelphia
Women's Empowerment Summer Film Festival

August 7, 2010k, 12 noon

The Leeway Foundation
1315 Walnut Street, Suite 832
Philadelphia, PA 19107
sara_zia_ebrahimi@itvs.org

(Part of ITVS' Women's Empowerment Summer Screening Series)

KENYAN PREMIERE

Monday, July 26, 2010, 6 p.m.

French Cultural Centre-Alliance
Loita Street
Nairobi

Saturday, July 24 - Monday, July 26, 2010, times vary

Nu-Metro
Riara Road
Nairobi

Friday, July 23, 2010, 6:30 p.m.

Followed by discussion with filmmakers, Prof. Maathai and others
The Junction, Nu-Metro
Riara Road
Nairobi

Review Conference of the Rome Statute
of the International Criminal Court

June 7, 2010

Cinema for Peace screening
Kampala, Uganda

Strolling of the Heifers Environmental Film Festival

May 27, 2010, 7 p.m.

School for International Training
Brattleboro, VT

www.strollingoftheheifers.com

The Linda, WAMC's Performing Arts Studio

May 20, 2010, 7 p.m.

Albany, NY

http://thelinda.org

Cinema Politica Málaga

May 12, 2010, 7 p.m.

University of Málaga
Málaga, Spain

http://cinemapolitica.org/malaga

Monaco Charity Film Festival

May 5 - 11, 2010

Monte Carlo, Monaco

http://www.monacofilmfestival.de

Lenox Earth Day Celebration

Lenox Town Hall, MA

Friday, April 23, 2010, 8:15 p.m.

By donation
Info: 413-637-2643

State Theatre

Sunday, April 12, 2010

Traverse City, MI

www.StateTheatreTC.org

Northampton Committee Friday Night Free Films

Friday, April 9, 2010, 7 p.m.

Media Education Foundation
60 Masonic Street, Northampton, MA

http://northamptoncommittee.org

Festival International de Films de Femmes

Thursday, April 8, 2010, 2 p.m.

MAC Petite Salle
Créteil, France

www.filmsdefemmes.com/Trans-Europe-Afrique-Les-longs.html

CineSalon

111 E. 37th St. & Park Ave. NYC

Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 7:30 - 9:30 pm

cinesalon4@gmail.com

DC Environmental Film Festival
National Museum of African Art

Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 2 pm

Reservations required
202-633-4646

http://www.dcenvironmentalfilmfest.org/films/show/438

Women's History Month
Film / Lecture Series
University at Albany, Humanities 354

Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 7:30 pm

discussion with Lisa Merton

http://www.albany/edu/ws

Green Planet Blues
International Environmental Cultural Event

Jan. 28 - 31, 2010

Sinaia, Romania
www.greenplanetblues.ro

Northeastern University Sustainability Program

Curry Student Center, Rms 318-322

Jan. 27, 2010, 11:45 a.m.

c.rosskam@neu.edu

Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival

Jan. 15 - 17, 2010

Nevada City, CA

wildandscenicfilmfestival.org

Norton Museum of Art: Art After Dark

Jan. 14, 2010, 7:30 p.m.

West Palm Beach, Florida
http://www.norton.org/ProgramsandTours/ArtAfterDark/tabid/395/Default.aspx

Princeton Environmental Film Festival

Jan. 12, 2010, noon

Princeton Public Library

Princeton, New Jersey
www.princeton.lib.nj.us/peff

The GoodPlanet Foundation
Followed by Q & A with Wangari Maathai
& Alan Dater, Co-Producer/Director

Dec. 12, 2009, 5 p.m.

Danish Film Institute

Copenhagen, Denmark

http://www.dfi.dk/English/News/GoodPlanet-hub---Filmhouse-Asta-Bar.aspx

WATCH DOCS

Dec. 4 - 13, 2009

Warsaw, Poland

watchdocs.pl

Parliament of the World's Religions

Dec. 3 - 9, 2009

Melbourne, Australia

parliamentofreligions.org

Amnesty International Vancouver

Nov. 12 - 15, 2009

Vancouver, Victoria & Whitehall, British Columbia

amnestyinternational.ca

Berkshire Women for Women Worldwide

November 10, 7pm

Lee Library Gallery, 100 Main Street, Lee, MA
Judy Nardacci: 413-243-2382, MssEnn29[at]gmail.com

International Film Festival

UN Chapter, Monterey Bay

November, 7, 2009

unamontereybay.org

Climate Change Day screenings

Saturday, October 24, 2009 (and beyond)

Across the country and around the world!

forestjustice.org/taking-root/

Festival des Liberties

Oct. 22 - 31, 2009

Brussels, Belgium

festivaldesliberties.be/2009

Collecivo del Festival de Cine Ambiental de la Alpujarra

Oct. 16 - 18, 2009

Orgiva, Granada, Spain

ecologico2005@gmail.com

Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival

Oct. 8 - 11, 2009

www.flagstaffmountainfilms.com

Mid-America Alliance for African Studies Conference
& Up With Trees

Oct. 8, 2009, 5:45 p.m.

Circle Cinema, Tulsa, Oklahoma

upwithtrees.org

Take One Action!

Sept. 19, 2009, 3:30 p.m.

Glasgow, Scotland

www.gft.org.uk

23rd Napa Sonoma Wine Country Film Festival

Sept. 17 - 20 & Sept. 24 - 27, 2009

www.wcff.us

Milano Film Festival

Sept. 11 - 20, 2009

milanofilmfestival.com

Payomet Performing Arts Center: The Tent

July 5, 2009, 6 p.m.

Followed by Samite in concert

www.ppactruro.org

Maindee Festival

June 20, 2009

Maindee, Wales

www.maindee.org

SEEDS Festival

June 18, 2009, 8 p.m.

Plainfield, Massachusetts

www.earthdance.net

Emision Cero

June 4 - 15, 2009

Madrid, Spain

emisioncero.net

Mendocino Film Festival

May 29 - 31, 2009

Mendocino, California

mendocinofilmfestival.org

UK Premiere with Amnesty International/Green Belt Movement

May 28, 2009

London, UK

greenbeltmovement.org

The David Brower Center Grand Opening

May 21, 2009

Berkeley, CA

browercenter.org

Green Festival

May 21 - 27, 2009

Seoul, South Korea

www.greenfestival.or.kr

EcoCinema

May 19 - 24, 2009

Tel Aviv, Israel

ecocinema.org.il

Festival de cinema du ecologico de carnias

May 16 - 22, 2009

Canary Islands

festivaldecinemaecologicodecanarias.org

Little Rock Film Festival

May 13 - 17, 2009

Little Rock, Arkansas

www.littlerockfilmfestival.org

Santa Cruz Film Festival

Santa Cruz Fim Festival logo

May 7 - 15, 2009

Santa Cruz, California

santacruzfilmfestival.com

Council on Foundations Annual Conference

May 4 - 6, 2009

Atlanta, Georgia

www.cof.org/Events/09AnnualConf

March and April, 2009
Community Cinema Screenings

for details please refer to the Community Cinema page

White River Indie Film Festival

April 24, 2009

White River Junction, Vermont

www.wrif.org

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Sykes Student Union Theatre, West Chester, PA

April 21, 2009, 7pm

ghertel@wcupa.edu

Independent Lens, PBS broadcast

April 14, 2009 (check local listings)

www.pbs.org/independentlens/taking root

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Vaux-Logan Auditoriu, Cheyney, PA

April 8, 2009

NGeorge@cheyney.org

Movies That Matter

The Hague, The Netherlands

Thursday April 2 - 16.00
Saturday April 4 - 12.30
Tuesday April 7 - 19.30

 

Sarasota Film Festival

Sarasota, Florida

March 26 - April 5, 2009

www.sarasotafilmfestival.com

Women of Color Arts & Film Festival

Atlanta, Georgia

March 22, 2009, 12 noon

http://www.iyalodeproductions.com/wocaf2009.html

Thessolanikki Documentary Festival

Thessolanikki, Greece

March 13 - 22, 2009

www.filmfestival.gr

Cinema Planeta

Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico

March 11 - 15, 2009

www.cinemaplaneta.org

Plymouth State University

Plymouth, NH

March 4, 2009, 7 p.m.

FESPACO

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Feb. 28 - Mar. 6, 2009

www.fespaco.bk

Big Muddy Film Festival

Carbondale, Illinois

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

February 20 & 27, 2009

www.bigmuddyfilm.com

World Community Cinema

Vancouver, British Columbia

Feb. 14, 2009

www.worldcommunity.ca

World Community Film Festival

Courtenay, British Columbia

Feb. 6 - 7, 2009

www.worldcommunity.ca

Latchis Theater

Brattleboro, Vermont

January 9 - 15, 2009, 7 p.m.
Opening Night Q&A with Filmmakers

EXTENDED RUN!
Saturday, Jan. 24, 2008, 4 p.m. (Main Theater)
Sunday, Jan. 25, 2008, 4 p.m. (Ballroom Theater)
Tickets go on sale 30 minutes before each show.

Lisa & Alan will be available for Q&A after both screenings.

www.latchis.com

Human Rights
Human Wrongs Film Festival

Parkteatret, Oslo

December 3 - 7, 2008

www.dokumentarkino.no

Starz Denver Film Festival

Denver, Colorado

Nov. 13 - 23, 2008

www.denverfilm.org

REEL Awareness Amnesty International Film Festival

Toronto, Ontario

Nov. 13 -16, 2008

www.aito.ca/reelawareness

RIDM - Les Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montreal

Montreal, Quebec

Nov. 13 - 23, 2008

www.ridm.qc.ca

San Francisco Film Society

San Francisco, California

Nov. 12, 2008, 7:30 p.m.

www.sffs.org/events

Asheville Film Festival

Asheville, North Carolina

Sat., Nov. 8, 2008, 3 p.m.

www.ashevillefilmfestival.com/

Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival

Colorado Springs, Colorado

November 7 - 9, 2008

www.rmwfilmfest.org

Global Visions Film Festival

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Nov. 6 - 9, 2008

www.globalvisionsfestival.com

Vermont International Film Festival

Oct. 25, 2008 - 7 p.m.
Oct. 26, 2008 - 3 p.m.

Balinale International Film Festival

Sanur, Bali

Oct. 22, 2008

www.balinale.com

Bergen International Film Festival

Bergen, Norway

Oct. 19, 2008 - 2:10 p.m.
Oct. 21, 2008 - 9:15 a.m.

www.biff.no

Hamptons International Film Festival

East Hampton, New York

October 15 - 19, 2008
Friday, Oct. 17, 2008 - 11 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008 - 11 a.m.

www.hamptonsfilmfest.org

Chicago International Film Festival

Chicago, Illinois

October 16 - 29, 2008
Oct. 23, 2008 - 8:10 p.m.
Oct. 24, 2008 - 4 p.m.

www.chicagofilmfestival.org

Festival CinemAmbiente
- International Environmental Film Festival

Torino, Italy

October 16 - 22, 2008
Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008 - 8:30 p.m.

www.cinemambiente.it

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

Hot Springs, Arkansas

October 17 - 25, 2008
Oct. 19, 2008 - 9:55 p.m.
Oct. 23, 2008 - 10 a.m

www.hsdfi.org

National Geographic LIVE!
with Wangari Maathai, Lisa Merton & Alan Dater

Washington, DC

October 6, 2008

www/nglive.org

Mill Valley Film Festival

San Rafael, California

October 2 - 12, 2008

www.mvff.com

Rhode Island International Film Festival

Providence, Rhode Island

August 5 - 10, 2008

www.film-festival.org

Durban International Film Festival

Durban, South Africa

July 23 - August 3, 2008

www.ukzn.ac.za/cca/Durban_International_Film_Festival

Projecting Change Film Festival

The Ridge Theatre
3131 Arbutus St. - at 16th
Vancouver, B.C.

Saturday, May 10th, 7:15 pm

http://www.projectingchange.ca/

Hot Docs Official Selection
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

110 Spadina Avenue, Suite 333, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5V 2K4

Tuesday,April 22 - 7:00:00 PM at the BADER theatre
Thursday, April 24 - 2:30:00 PM at the ROM theatre

There will also be 2 screenings for Docs for Schools.

Tuesday, April 22 at 1 pm and
Wednesday, April 23 at 10 am

www.hotdocs.ca

39th Nashville Film Festival

161 Rains Avenue, Nashville TN 37203

Friday, April 18 at 7:30pm

www.nashvillefilmfestival.org

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

324 blackwell st, suite 500, washington bldg., bay 5, durham, nc 27701

Thursday, April 3 | 11:00 AM | Civic Center

fullframefest.org

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