Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival Screening: '500 Years'
February 28, 2018
Isenberg School of Management
UMass Amherst Campus
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"500 Years," (2017, dir. Pamela Yates, USA, 108 min., in English, Spanish and Mayan languages)
The third and final installment of Pamela Yates's trilogy "The Resistance Saga," following "When the Mountains Tremble" (1982) and "Granito: How to Nail a Dictator" (2011), "500 Years" exposes Guatemala's official history of brutality, entrenched racism and genocide through the indigenous Mayan population's uprising that threatens to topple a corrupt government.
Introduction by Daniel Pope (UMass).
The director Pamela Yates and producer Paco de Onis will be present for discussion.