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Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathi

Bali's R.O.L.E. Foundation Hosts Two Showings of Documentary Film on the Work of Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathi.

(1/12/2009) The R.O.L.E. Foundation (Rivers, Oceans, Lands, Ecology) will be hosting two exclusive showings of an award-winning documentary film covering the work of the Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Wingari Maathai.

"Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathi" relates the dramatic story of how Wangari Maathi took the simple act of planting a tree and turned it into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment, protect human rights and promote democracy.

Two Special Showings

"Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathi" will be shown on the following dates at two different locations in Bali:

Friday, January 30, 2009, at the Seaside Restaurant on Jalan Double Six in Seminyak at 8 p.m..

Friday, February 6, 2009, at the Nusa Dua Bar & Grill on Geger Beach at Nusa Dua at 8 p.m..

Sylvie Blanchet, a contributor to the film will be in attendance at both showings.

Those attending are ask to contribute Rp. 50,000 (US$4.50) which will go to the R.O.L.E. Eco-Learning Center Reasonably priced food and refreshment will be available and a raffle with interesting prizes will also be on offer.

Reservations are not required, but seating is limited. Early arrival is therefore highly recommended to ensure obtaining a good seat for the film.

For more information telephone +62-(0)361-778149.