Filmmaker Pamela Yates finds out she got a scene in her film When the Mountains Tremble wrong, and returns to Guatemala to investigate. Read and watch in English and Spanish.Continue reading this entry »
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Pamela Yates, director of Granito: How to Nail a Dictator, describes the way that her film was used as evidence to bring General Efraín Ríos Montt to trial for genocide in Guatemala.Continue reading this entry »
Viewers of Granito: How to Nail a Dictator have told us they were profoundly moved by the film. Read some of their comments, then join the conversation.Continue reading this entry »
Tonight, Granito: How to Nail a Dictator airs on POV. Read what the critics have to say about this gripping film.Continue reading this entry »
POV’s 25th season of independent nonfiction on PBS continues with a film about how Pamela Yates’ 1983 documentary, When the Mountains Tremble, provided key evidence for a stunning milestone for justice.Continue reading this entry »
This year on POV, you’ll see remarkable individuals challenging authority and their own limitations to indict a dictator, keep investigative journalism alive, rebuild after Katrina and find strength in love.Continue reading this entry »
On Thursday, Efraín Ríos Montt, Guatemala’s former military dictator, was ordered to stand trial on charges of genocide. Pamela Yates, director the upcoming POV film Granito: How to Nail a Dictator, filed this report from Guatemala via cell phone.Continue reading this entry »