Granito: How to Nail a Dictator
Wednesday, September 26
Presented by: Dr. Edward Fischer, Director of the Center of Latin American Studies
Mexico (2011) Dir: Pamela Yates. A story of destinies joined by Guatemala’s past, and how a documentary film intertwined with a nation’s turbulent history emerges as an active player in the present. The main characters are connected by the 1982 Guatemala then engulfed in a war where the military exterminated nearly 200,000 Mayan people. Spanish with English subtitles. Not rated. 103 mins. DVD. Funding provided by Center for Latin American Studies.