'Keep Your Eyes in Guatemala' Film Screening

'Keep Your Eyes in Guatemala' Film Screening

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  • Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.




Gabriela Martínez, associate professor in the Department of Journalism and Cinema Studies from the University of Oregon will present her documentary: “Keep Your Eyes in Guatemala.” This film tells the story of Guatemala’s National Police Historical Archive (Archivo Histórico de la Policia Nacional or AHPN) intertwined with narratives of past human rights abuses, and the dramatic effects they had on specific individuals and the nation as a whole. In addition, it highlights present-day efforts to preserve collective memories and bring justice and reconciliation to the country.

This is a great opportunity for students interested in attending the SYE 2015 Guatemala program as you'll have an opportunity to gain insights into this unique culture before going abroad!


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