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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...

I knew nothing more than a name when I started Rebel Citizen last night, but by the end of the film I felt as though I’d met Haskell Wexler myself....

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...

En español a continuación: One of the reasons I went to film When the Mountains Tremble in early 1982, was to examine the role of the US government in Guatemala. I’d read Bitter Fruit that year and the legacy of the 1954 CIA coup that overthrew...

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...

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