Granito Trailer (2011)

Trailer for the documentary Granito.

Granito is a story of destinies joined by Guatemala’s past, and how a documentary film intertwined with a nation’s turbulent history emerges as an active player in the present. In Granito our characters sift for clues buried in archives of mind and place and historical memory, seeking to uncover a narrative that could unlock the past and settle matters of life and death in the present. Each of the five main characters whose destinies collide in Granito are connected by the Guatemala of 1982, then engulfed in a war where a genocidal “scorched earth” campaign by the military exterminated nearly 200,000 Maya people. Now, as if a watchful Maya god were weaving back together threads of a story unraveled by the passage of time, forgotten by most, our characters become integral to the overarching narrative of wrongs done and justice sought that they have pieced together, each adding their granito, their tiny grain of sand, to the epic tale.

Duration
2 min 15 sec

Views
5,747

Posted On
January 11, 2011
Director
Pamela Yates

Writer
Unknown or Not Available

Studio
Independent

Release
January 25, 2011
Cast
Unknown or Not Available
Trailer Tracks
No Music Available
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