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500 YEARS will have its U.S. theatrical premiere on July 12 at New York’s IFC Center, followed by a release in select cities. The film, which premiered to standing ovations at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, is the third and final installment in Director Pamela Yates...

500 Years has launched into the world, with Mayan protagonists Irma Alicia Velásquez Nimatuj and Andrea Ixchíu receiving standing ovations at every stop on the festival circuit! With 5 sold out screenings at our Sundance world premiere, we saw enthusiastic crowds connecting with the film’s...

Written by Carlos A. Gutiérrez “A camera in hand and an idea in mind,” the cri de coeur of the Cinema Novo movement, is as relevant now in the United States as it first was in Brazil in the late sixties. The month since Election Day has...

The world premiere of third film in the Guatemalan resistance trilogy, 500 YEARS, set to release on Sundance stage this coming January.     500 YEARS, the much anticipated third film from Director Pamela Yates, continues the epic saga of indigenous resistance in Guatemala that began with When...

There’s a scene from our film “The Reckoning: The Battle for the International Criminal Court” where Luis Moreno Ocampo, the ICC Prosecutor at the time, is giving his bi-annual report to the UN Security Council.  Referring to the genocide in Darfur, he’s trying to convince...

After five years of negotiations to achieve a peace accord that would end the 55-year armed conflict between the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) and the Colombian government, the agreement was rejected by a slim margin (53,894 votes of a turnout of 13 million...

SolidariLabs, Skylight's new program, will launch next month in Colombia. The pilot labs will be a five-day immersive experience for 24 Colombian participants selected in open call that received a huge response from all over this very diverse country. SolidariLabs is built on the Skylight model...

In face of the escalating social struggle around racism in the U.S., and the destructive narratives being generated against the Black Lives Matter movement, it is evident that powerful storytelling has never been more important in defending fundamental human rights and combating entrenched inequities not...