The Echo of the Pain of the Many

The Echo of the Pain of the ManyAna Lucia Cuevas, 2011

A personal story of the ‘disappeared’ in Guatemala. The Echo of the Pain of the Many is a moving and thought-provoking documentary by a Latin American woman, recording her return from exile and into the still dangerous and volatile political environment of contemporary Guatemala, where over the course of four years, writer-director Ana Lucia Cuevas discovers, through the archived records of the perpetrators of the crimes themselves, the involvement of her own government and foreign Intelligence Services in the abduction, torture and murders of her brother (a leader of the student opposition) and his young family. Featuring contributions from Prof Noam Chomsky, members of the families of the disappeared and many others.

 

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