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Last week I heard that the Harold Koh, U.S. State Department Legal Adviser, intends to retract the letter John Bolton sent to the UN denouncing the International Criminal Court when he was the Bush administration Ambassador to the UN (as seen in "The Reckoning: The...

Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchú came to the Sundance Film Festival to anoint our film Granito and to support the launching of the Ford Foundation JustFilms Initiative. Ford Foundation and Robert Redford hosted the dinner for Rigoberta to celebrate the JustFilms/Sundance Institute partnership. JustFilms’ goal is...

Family of disappeared activist Fernando García. Photo: Dana Lixenberg As 2010 draws to a close, we’re applying the finishing touches to our new documentary, Granito, just in time for the film's world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January. Granito is a story of destinies joined by Guatemala's...

  photo: Jean-Marie Simon As I was musing about the past year of filmmaking and outreach that we've been doing at Skylight Pictures, it occurred to me that much of the focus of what we do, as well as the actions of the human rights heroes that...

At Skylight Pictures we spend a lot of time thinking about ways to heighten the impact of our films to increase awareness of human rights and justice issues.  For over 25 years we’ve been committed to the art of storytelling through the language of cinema...

Last week we were in Madrid, testifying in the Spanish National Court as an expert witness in the Guatemalan genocide case. Kate Doyle has a great overview at "Unredacted." Here's what she wrote about my testimony: Finally, Pamela Yates, documentary film director and co-founder of Skylight...

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