November 7, 2009

"Voice of a Mountain" film

Sometimes the most powerful aspects of history are those that are left out entirely. How many people in the US have heard very much about the histories of the civil war in Guatemala? How can these kinds of stories simply slip past so many of us? Why does this happen?

Here is a short film about one community in Guatemala, and some of their experiences. during the civil war. Just one more fragment out of a multitude of experiences and perspectives:

The rest of the film can be seen on the website for Voice of a Mountain, here.

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