From a historic genocide trial to the overthrow of a president, “500 Years” tells a sweeping story of mounting resistance played out in Guatemala’s recent history, through the actions and perspectives of the majority indigenous Mayan population, who now stand poised to reimagine their society.

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! Pictured below: Guatemalans react to...

500 Years explores this dramatic moment in Guatemalan history, and what role the U.S. might play at this juncture. 500 Years is the third part of our trilogy of the Guatemalan saga, and continues the story of our films When the Mountains Tremble (1983) and Granito: How to Nail a Dictator (2011).

SKYLIGHT SUPPORTS THE WORK OF IVAN VELASQUEZ AND THE COMMISSION AGAINST IMPUNITY IN GUATEMALA We are a non-profit human rights media company working with Guatemalans since 1982 to create the documentaries, “When the Mountains Tremble”, “Granito: How to Nail a Dictator” and “500 YEARS”. The...

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