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CLACS Movie Night. "500 Years: Life in Resistance"

Event Type
Film Screening
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Oct 30, 2019   6:30 pm  

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.


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