Burden of Peace / Paz y Paz

Date(s) - Thursday, April 14, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Admissions: Free
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center

the 24th annual UIC Chicago Latino Film Festival
Poster Image for 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.

Poster: 24th annual UIC Chicago Latino Film Festival [PDF]

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.  

Contact Info

Name: Edith Tovar
Phone: (312) 996-3095
Email: lcc@uic.edu


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).

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