Approach of dawn [portraits of Maya women forging peace in Guatemala] / produced, directed and written by Gayla Jamison ; Lightfoot Films

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Subjects: Maya women--Guatemala
Human rights--Guatemala
Social justice--Guatemala
Documentary films
Formats: Video Recording, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English, Spanish (translated from)
Audience: Unspecified
Published: [S.l.] : Lightfoot Films ; Maryknoll, N.Y. : Maryknoll World Productions [distributor], c1997
Series: MCIS video collection A-162V
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 discussion and study guide (7 p. ; 22 cm.)
Additional Authors: Jamison, Gayla
Lightfoot Films
Maryknoll World Productions
Notes: VHS
Documentary
Narrated in English; some Spanish dialogue with English subtitles
Subtitle on container: Portraits of Maya women forging peace in Guatemala
Narrator: Liliana del Rio
Credits: Editor, Amy Carey Linton ; cinematography, Rene Rojo, Mark Peterson, Roberto Cameros, Tim Hickman ; original music, Chip Epsten
Summary: Documents the story of Maya women of Guatemala and their role in the human rights struggle. Focuses on three women whose lives have been shattered by Guatemala's genocidal civil war
Summary: The story of Maya women of Guatemala and their role in the human rights struggle is presented in this documentary. A 36-year-long civil war in Guatemala has left over 150,000 people dead. Most of these victims are Maya. One million others have been displaced from their ancestral lands. The film takes us into the communities of three women whose lives were shattered by the genocidal war. Adela, a widow, bravely sustains her refugee family. Justina tirelessly travels the countryside explaining the human rights movement. And Francesca, a Maya priestess, reaffirms the cultural identity of her people. Beautiful photography evoking the Maya Popul Vuh Creation Story punctuate this moving celebration of these courageous women. (Maryknoll World Productions, 1998.)
Miami University's MCIS video collection
OCLC Number: 38741642