Burden of Peace / Paz y Paz
Date(s) - Thursday, April 14, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center
the 24th annual UIC Chicago Latino Film Festival
- Guatemala / Netherlands, 2015, 77 min. Documentary
- Spanish w/ English subtitles
- Directors: Joey Boink & Sander Wirken
When Claudia Paz y Paz became Guatemala’s first female Attorney General in 2010, only 2% of murder cases were solved and the crimes committed during the civil war were still unpunished. By the time she left office four years later, 30 of every 100 murder cases were solved.
All audiences are welcome to join us at this program. Captioning, ASL Interpretation and Audio-Description services will be available upon request by contacting us.
Name: Edith Tovar
Phone: (312) 996-3095
The UIC Chicago Latino Film Festival is presented in collaboration with the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago. We thank our sponsors: The UIC Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Latinos (CCSL), the Latin American and Latino Studies Program (LALS), and the Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services Program (LARES); and student organization co-sponsors: Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE), Latino Planning Organization for Development, Education, and Regeneration (LPODER), and Mexican Students de Aztlán (MeSA).
UIC Latino Cultural Center