Film Screening Dec. 29: Wangari Maathai

Arts, Culture, and Fun Series Presents a Screening of Taking Root: the Vision of Wangari Maathai.

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.

Join NYC Parks and fellow New Yorkers in an exclusive screening of the film on:

Thursday, December 29th at 7:00pm
Pelham Fritz Recreation Center
18 Mount Morris Park West (@ W 122 St)

The showcasing will be followed by a discussion with Julianne Schrader of the Rainforest Alliance.

Click here to download a flyer.

To RSVP call 212-408-0293 or email