The Resource Burden of Peace, by Joey Boink

Burden of Peace, by Joey Boink

Label
Burden of Peace
Title
Burden of Peace
Statement of responsibility
by Joey Boink
Contributor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Burden of Peace tells the remarkable story of Claudia Paz y Paz, the first woman to lead the Public Prosecutor's Office of Guatemala. A country that has been ravaged for years by a devastating civil war, in which nearly 200,000 Mayan Indians were systematically massacred, is currently one of the most violent countries in the world. Drug cartels, corruption, rape, and violence rule everyday Guatemalan life, with little repercussions for offenders. As prosecutor, Claudia seeks justice for her nation's victims, and begins an assault that starts at the top, with government officials. She manages the extraordinary achievement of convicting former dictator Efraín Rios Montt on charges of genocide. Since her first year in office, Claudia bravely gave access to documentary filmmakers, which resulted in an intimate glimpse into the life of a woman who will stop at nothing to break the cycle of violence and seek justice in the name of her nation's people. Her achievements don't come without sacrifices, however, and it isn't long before the government seeks to remove Claudia from office and threatens her life. This intense film shows an unfiltered look at the way those in power will stop at nothing to silence those who threaten their existence. Will Claudia be able to break the cycle of violence and corruption in her country? What will be the burden of the peace she seeks?
Awards note
  • Won SIMA 2016 Special Jury Mention, Documentary Feature Category
  • Won FIPA 2016 Prix des Jeunes Européens
  • Won Brussels Liberty Festival 2015 Prix de Salvador Allende
  • Won Mittelamerikanisches Filmfestival Vienna 2015 Audience Award
  • Nominated for Netherlands Film Festival 2015 Golden Calf
  • Won One World Bratislava 2015 Special Mention
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
  • In English
  • In Spanish
  • Original language in English
  • Original language in Spanish
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Boink, Joey
Runtime
54
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Individual and Groups Rights
  • Criminal justice
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Genocide victims
  • Guatemala (Country)
Target audience
adult
Label
Burden of Peace, by Joey Boink
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed January 13, 2017)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (54 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (VaAlASP)3152098
  • (VaAlASP)ASP3152098/marc
  • (EXLCZ)993810000000302930
Video recording format
other
Label
Burden of Peace, by Joey Boink
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed January 13, 2017)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (54 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (VaAlASP)3152098
  • (VaAlASP)ASP3152098/marc
  • (EXLCZ)993810000000302930
Video recording format
other

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