Rub’el Kurus

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1997 / 45 minutes

Directed by
Carlos Flores
Anthropologist
Country of production
United Kingdom
Series
Granada Center for Visual Anthropology Student Film

During the 1980s the Guatemalan army launched ruthless counter-insurgency campaigns against indigenous communities, killing or displacing thousands. This film documents the struggle of a group of Maya-Q’eqchi’ villages to reconstruct their communities and come to terms with their violent past.

Language and subtitles
Original Language with English Subtitles
Region
Central America
Country
Guatemala
Keywords
Indigenous peoples / First Nations peoples War / Conflict / Reconciliation