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When the Mountains Tremble

Special | 1h 23m 12s

When the Mountains Tremble filmed in 1982 at the height of the Guatemalan Army's repression against the Mayan indigenous people, has become a classic political documentary. It describes the struggle of the largely Indian peasantry against a heritage of state and foreign oppression. Centered on the experiences of Rigoberta Menchú, the film is a prequel to 'Granito: How to Nail a Dictator.'

Aired: 06/21/12

Expired: 09/17/13

Rating: NR

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