Distant Voices IV

Images of the Other America


Visiones Feminina photography by 5 native women of Chiapas documenting their daily Mayan lives. La Lucha Maya extraordinary images by Vincent Heptig and the Guatemalan Forensic Team of the recently excavated 1980s massacre sites. Up the Amazon photo essay by Robyn Kapp of the Macuxi indigenous peoples.

November 22September 10 - October 15, 2000- June 1, 1997


Wednesday, September 27. 7:00 p.m.
"A Place Called Chiapas," by Nettie Wild.
The Mayan peoples' struggle for land and justice featuring fascinating footage of Sub-Commandante Marcos.

Wednesday, October 4. 7:00 p.m.
"School of the Americas," by Bob Richter.
The secrets behind the notorious school of the assassins. Discussion with filmmaker.

Wednesday, October 11. 7:00 p.m.
"Enemies of War," by Esther Cassidy.
This new film takes a look back at U.S. intervention in the peoples' struggle against armed oppression, the murder of six Jesuit priests, and the beginning of peace. Discussion with filmmaker.