Guatemala: When the Mountains Tremble (1999)

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This documentary on human rights abuses in Guatemala is narrated by Rigoberta Menchú, winner of the 1992 Nobel Peace prize for her courageous struggle against the military regime in her country. Menchú is a Native American and in this documentary, it is explained that three of her family members were killed during the long fight against the repressive government. One segment of the film shows the bodies left in the wake of a government massacre of civilians. Menchú maintains that as long as the … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Musical & Performing Arts, Special Interest
Directed By: ,
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On DVD: Aug 24, 2004
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All Critics (2)

...an impressive example of a highly idealistic nonfiction film.

Full Review… | June 17, 2011
PopMatters

An edifying 1983 documentary about the yearning for freedom by the persecuted and downtrodden Mayan peasants of Guatemala.

Full Review… | June 8, 2011
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Truly amazing!

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