Item Details

Rigoberta Menchu [electronic resource]: Cassandra and Crusader

Stromboli Productions (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Rigoberta Menchu has become widely known as a leading advocate of Indian rights and ethno-cultural reconciliation-and also a center of controversy-not only in her native Guatemala, but throughout the western hemisphere. In this program, Menchu, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and other international awards, talks about her life both at home and in exile, her autobiographical I, Rigoberta Menchu, her associations with the Committee of the Peasant Union and The United Representation of the Guatemalan Opposition, and other topics.
Release Date
2005
Run Time
28 min.
Language
In Spanish
Rating
11 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 12, 2005.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Cassandra and Crusader
Contents
  • Rigoberta Menchu: Social Activist (4:41)
  • Menchu's Early Years in Guatemala (3:12)
  • Working for Peace and Political Change in Guatemala (3:02)
  • Menchu's Life in Exile (3:25)
  • Improving Life for Indigenous People (3:33)
  • Spirituality and Religious Beliefs (4:11)
  • Responsibility to Guatemala, Family, and History (4:13)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c1999.
Publisher no.
10703 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (28 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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