In the final film of her acclaimed Guatemalan trilogy, Pamela Yates (GRANITO, WHEN THE MOUNTAINS TREMBLE) chronicles the struggle of the country's indigenous Mayan population to hold their government accountable for a history of racism, corruption and genocide. Covering the recent trial of the former president Rios Montt and the subsequent uprising against then-sitting president Otto Perez Molina, the film focuses not only on historical injustices, but also highlights how modern resistance movements have given the Mayan people new hope in their centuries-old fight for justice and equal rights. Official Selection, 2017 Sundance, Full Frame, Seattle, Human Rights Watch and Traverse City film festivals.
DIR Pamela Yates; PROD Paco de Onís. Guatemala, 2017, color, 105 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED
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