PODCAST
Sign up for our Newsletter



Salvaged lumber and various reused windows separate my 8x10 edit room from the rest of our space. According to Al, the owner of the building, the edit room’s glass sliding door was rescued from a discarded exhibition case in the Natural History museum. But on...

We are so honored and excited to excited that our upcoming film 500 Years‪#‎500Years‬ will receive support from Latino Public Broadcasting. This will go a long way in making sure this timely and precedent-setting story reaches a wide audience! http://lpbp.org/2015-pmcf-recipients Pictured below: Guatemalans react to news...

I came to New York City as a recent Graduate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Upon graduation, I found myself with no real clear direction as to what my path would be. The only thing clear to me was my passion...

Matilde Terraza, Maya Ixil Producer, assists in the translation of Granito: How to Nail a Dictator from Spanish into Maya Ixil. Translating and recording our films into multiple languages versions is central to the human rights distribution strategy at Skylight, and insuring our work is...

It's been a horrifying and saddening week in news. With heavy hearts we share what we've been reading. Paris, Beirut, and the attacks of last week: “Is it wrong to mourn Paris more deeply than Beirut?” asks Jeanne Kay in the Nation. Some bodies are global, but...

[caption id="attachment_16902" align="alignleft" width="237"] Photo credit: Dana Lixenberg[/caption] In these monthly postings my hope is to part the curtains and give you a glimpse behind the scenes where Skylight films get put together. I am the chief slicer and dicer, wielding my electronic knife with pleasurable...

We're trying something new at Skylight: Weekly news digests, posted on our blog, which will gather the articles published in the past week that tell stories that were not sufficiently covered in the mainstream media. Skylight works to change the narrative around human rights and...

On Thursday 10/22, we heard to fascinating presentations from Llan Carlos Dávila, of CODIDENA, and Gabriela Álvarez Castañeda of Florecerás NYC about Guatemalan resistance movements, at home and abroad. Popular movements oppose corruption in government and the incursion of the extractive industries in indigenous lands,...

Skylight stands in solidarity with the warehouse workers affected by unsafe conditions.  We call upon B&H Photo to treat all of its workers ethically and with respect. As a leading marketplace for photo and video equipment, B&H has an opportunity and responsibility to inspire other companies...