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by Karen Kelly
A grisly discovery of more than 400 mutilated bodies in Mexico is turning history on its head. Aztec Massacre paints a new picture of the violent relations between the Aztecs and the Conquistadors and rewrites much of what we thought we knew about the Aztec civilization.
AfroPop, Global Perspectives Collection, Secrets of the Dead
by Aaron Schock
Living and performing on the road since the 19th century, the hardscrabble Ponce family circus struggles to preserve their art and way of life against the backdrop of Mexico's collapsing rural economy.
by Patricia Flynn with Mary Jo McConahay
A young mother living in Iowa discovers she is a survivor of one of the most egregious massacres in Guatemala’s 36-year civil war, forcing her to confront her identity and the truth about her past.
Global Voices, POV
by Suzan Pitt
In this dark animated comedy, set in Mexico in 1945, an irascible old doctor finds new perspective in a series of wildly imaginative visions.
by Natalia Almada
Filmmaker Natalia Almada brings to life audio recordings she inherited about her great-grandfather, General Plutarco Elías Calles, a revolutionary general who became president of Mexico in 1924.
by Simone Duarte
En Route to Baghdad is a portrait of the peacekeeping career of former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Sergio Vieira de Mello, whose death in a 2003 Baghdad bombing attack became a tragic metaphor for the effort to bring stability to Iraq.
Global Voices, Independent Lens
by Esther Cassidy and Rob Kuhns
An investigation of the 1989 assassination of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter, Enemies of War unravels the political corruption embedded in El Salvador's civil war.
by Pamela Yates, Peter Kinoy, and Paco de Onís
Discover how a 26-year-old documentary became vital forensic evidence in the trial of a dictator for human-rights abuses.
Women and Girls Lead, POV
by Koen Suidgeest
Karla's Arrival explores the subculture of Managua's second-generation street kids through the experience of a 19-year-old mother raising her child on the same streets she grew up on.
Global Perspectives Collection
by Heather Courtney
Through the personal stories of several Mexican women and the cross-border video letters between them, their loved ones, and strangers, Letters from the Other Side reveals the other side of the immigration story.