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Cine+Mas SF Latino Film Festival 2018

The Earth Did Not Speak

Directed by Javier Briones

Guatemala / 2016 / 4th World Cinema, Developing Nations, Documentary, Environmental, Guatemala, Human Rights, Indigenous Cinema, Indigenous Peoples, Latin American Cinema, Latino, Student, Student Film / 20 mins / Spanish with English subtitles / Digital

Plays In:
Wish It Was Longer Short Docs

ATA
09/16/2018 5:30 PM

Description

Survivors of The Rio Negro Massacres in Guatemala fight to rebuild their lives on the bank of their flooded ancestral homelands.


Director's Bio

Javier Briones is a Guatemalan filmmaker primarily working in non-fiction cinema. His works include El Soñador, The Color of Time, and The Earth Did not Speak, which was nominated for a 2016 International Documentary Association Award. Javier’s work focuses on hidden histories told through a lyrical, non-conventional documentary style. Some of his most notable recognitions include the JustFilms Princess Grace Award and the Delphic Art Movie Award. He is the co-founder of 32K Productions, a full scale film production company based in San Francisco.


Credits

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Plays in

  1. Wish It Were Longer Short Docs

    89 mins
    These are the kinds of flms that leave you happy to learn about things like music, film, traditions and history.

    In This Program: The Earth Did Not Speak, Enedina’s Nativity, (Latin) American Dream, Our Man in Tokyo (The Ballad of Shin Miyata), Women Filmmakers From Nicaragua, Velo Visionaries – Gabe Dominguez


Dates & Times

Plays In:
Wish It Was Longer Short Docs

ATA
09/16/2018 5:30 PM