500 YEARS: LIFE IN RESISTANCE (USA, 2017- 108 min.- Documentary)
Film presentation. Q & A with Dr. Silvia Soto, Visiting Assistant Professor, American Indian Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Director, Pamela Yates
Editor, Peter Kinoy
Producer, Paco de Onís
From a historic genocide trial to the overthrow of a president, 500 Years tells a sweeping story of mounting resistance played out in Guatemala’s recent history, through the actions and perspectives of the majority indigenous Mayan population, who now stand poised to reimagine their society.