Screening: Mayan Renaissance

Where: Mckenzie Hall Room 240A

If you're interested in learning more about Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Mencchu Tum, and some of the history of the "dirty war" in Guatemala, please join us for an open viewing of "Mayan Renaissance," a PeaceJam Nobel Legacy Film produced in 2012.  It will take place this Sunday, Jan 25, from 5-7 pm in McKenzie Hall 240 A.

Synopsis: ​

Mayan Renaissance is a feature length film which documents the glory of the ancient Maya civilization, the Spanish conquest in 1519, 500 years of oppression, and the courageous fight of the Maya to reclaim their voice and determine their own future, in Guatemala and throughout Central America. The film stars 1992 Nobel Peace Laureate and Maya Leader Rigoberta Mencu Tum. All of the images, voices, expert commentary and music inhe film come directly from Central America, the heart of the Mayan Worlthe film come directly from Central America, the heart of the Mayan World.