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In memory of Professor WANGARI MAATHAI UNRIC in partnership with the Kenyan Embassy, the Goethe Institute and the Millenium Film Festival invites you to the screening of

TAKING ROOT Wednesday, 5 October - 6:30pm at the Goethe Institute Brussels CINE-ONU presents the screening of the film Taking Root. The film tells the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai, who sadly passed away on 25 September 2011. Her 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.

The film will be introduced by H.E KembiKembi-Gitura, Gitura Ambassador of Kenya to the Kingdom of Belgium, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and Mission to EU Thierry Lucas, Lucas United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) The film will be screened in English and has a runtime of 81 minutes. To watch the trailer, please visit * REGISTRATION: Please note that we have a limited number of places therefore it is important to register by sending an email to:, with the subject field ‘Taking Root’ and your full name and full name of guest (if applicable) - Maximum tickets per person: 2 * WHERE: Goethe Institute Brussels, Rue Belliardstraat 58 1040 Brussels * WHEN: 5 October 2011- 6:30 PM

Taking Root