Film Credits

Produced and Directed by
Lisa Merton and Alan Dater

Editors
Mary Lampson
Tom Haneke
Jim Klein
Alan Dater

Original Music
Samite

Cinematographer
Alan Dater

Location Sound, Kenya
Tyler Gibbons
Eddah Kiruhi
Gichuru Ngoima
Roshika Dater-Merton

Associate Producers
Robin MacArthur
Su Kim

Editorial Consultants
Lucy Massie Phenix
Amy Stechler

Production Managers, Kenya
Wanjiru Kinyanjui
Eddah Kiruhi

Senior Consultant
Kamoji Wachiira

Translators
Protasia Gathendoh
Wambui Githiora-Updike
Wanjiru Kinyanjui
Gichuru Ngoima
Daniel Omondi Odhuno
Musa Seno
Kamoji Wachiira
Beatrice Wafubwa

Assistant Editors
Paulo Padilha
Maxwell Anderson
Meghan Devine

Production Assistants
Ariel Poster
Lauren Beigel

Additional Music
“Ave Maria” from Women in Chant: Recordáre
The Abbey of Regina Laudis, Bethlehem, CT

Offline Edit Facilities
Radical Avid
Marlboro Productions

Archival Researchers
Wanjiru Kinyanjui
Gichuru Ngoima
Terry Wairimu
Lewanne Jones
Anne Wairimu Irungu
Joanne King

Sound Design
Deborah Wallach

Audio Mixers
Tony Volante
Bill Markle

Audio Facility
Sound Lounge
William Markle Associates

Online Editor/ Colorist
Ken Sirulnick

Online Facility
Glue Editing & Design

Music Mixer
Corin Nelsen

After Effects
Rikk Desgres
Michael Hanish
Kate McClenahan

Graphic Animation
James LaPlante

Animation Facility
Sputnik Animation

Driver and Guide, Kenya
Steven Gichohi

Fiscal Sponsorship
Hartley Film Foundation, Inc.

Legal Counsel
Sandra Forman, Esq.

Transcripts
Colleen Sackheim

Photographs
Archivio Fotografico IMC, Torino
Cambridge University Library
Kenya National Archives, Nairobi
Wangari Maathai
Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum
Vertistine Mbaya
Mount St. Scholastica Archives
Renton Howard Wood Levin Architects, London
Florence Conrad Salisbury

Archival Footage
“Africa: Search for Common Ground” courtesy of Common Ground Productions
ARD – Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Nairobi
The Black Man's Land Trilogy: “White Man's Country,” “Mau Mau,” “Kenyatta”
Courtesy of Anthony Howarth and David Koff
ITN Archive/Reuters
Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, Nairobi
Kenya Times News, Nairobi
“The Naked Earth” Produced by Sharad Shankardass
Nation Media Group Limited, Nairobi
Ngorongo Makanga
UCLA Film & Television Archive
WGBH Media Library and Archives
The WPA Film Library

Special Thanks
Meryem Amar
Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert
Anstice Carroll
Mary Davidson
David Dawkins
Jonathan Deull
Sam and Mohinder Dhillon
Fiesta Tours and Travel
Chris Hardee
Mike Henkle
Karen Jakobsen
Katy Keenan and Rob Merriam
Brad Kimbrough
David Koff
Susan Kunhardt and Woody Bernhard
Wangari Maathai
Wanjira Mathai
Mia MacDonald
Richard Macphail
Njorongo Makanga
Kevin Malony
Benson Mathenge and family
Vertistine Mbaya
Wendy McGrath
Meg Ostrum
PCEA Church of the Torch, Kikuyu
Claude Pepin
Kate Purdie
Skye Arabella Mixon Reed
Andy Reichsman
Martin Rowe
Lava and Andy Mueller
Mary Sargent
Elizabeth Smith
Mary Evelyn Tucker
Alison Van Dyke
Elaine and Jean Weiss
T. Hunter Wilson
The Women and Men of the Green Belt Movement

Funding by
The Ceres Trust
Ford Foundation
J.M.R. Barker Foundation
Shaklee Corporation
Hartley Film Foundation, Inc
Rolf A. Merton
John Bernstein
Susan Ritz, Anne Simonson and the Larsen Fund
Ruth H. Brown Foundation
Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc.
Wolf Kahn and Emily Mason Foundation
James and Judith H. Putnam
Putnam Foundation
J. Parker Huber
Philip and Katherine Dater
Monica Salinas
Lili S. Walsh

The program was produced by Lisa Merton and Alan Dater who are solely responsible for its content.

© 2008 Lisa Merton and Alan Dater. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


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