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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...

Berta Cáceres, In Her Own Words is based on a 2012 interview I did with the Honduran environmental activist and co-founder of the Council of Indigenous People’s Organizations of Honduras (COPINH). I was in Central America as part of the Nobel Women’s Initiative and JASS...

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,...

On October 7th, we concluded our second crowdfunding campaign at Skylight. Creative Director Pamela Yates met master cinematographer Haskell Wexler in Nicaragua in 1984 on the set of Wexler's film Latino, and from that time on, Haskell became Pamela's mentor and life-long friend. When Haskell asked Pamela...

How can you commemorate the second anniversary of the #SentenciaPorGenocidio? Download these instructions in .pdf format 1. Read the verdict: Record and upload a short video of yourself reading a passage from the guilty verdict of Ríos Montt, and share it on Facebook, www.facebook.com/sentenciaporgenocidio,  as well as...

Last April, Pam joined Guatemalan filmmaker Izabel Acevedo in panel discussion about the role that documentary can play in talking about the civil war and genocide trials in Guatemala, in an event moderated by Prof. Peter Lucas as part of the ongoing Guatemala Después Exhibit at the New School....

Pam and Paco gave a presentation on Skylight's model of documentary filmmaking and outreach at Good Pitch Argentina on April 12! You can check out parallax version of their presentation here and in Spanish here. [gallery type="rectangular" size="large" link="none" ids="16370,16371,16372"] Photos: BritDoc...

Martín Rodríguez Pellecer, fundador de Nómada (Nómada) Para leer esta entrevista en inglés, haga click aquí. Uno de los fundadores de Plaza Pública, Martín Rodríguez Pellecer, ha lanzado un nuevo sitio de medios digitales, Nómada, que está compuesto de periodistas comprometidas que se dedicarán a perseguir investigaciones,...