El Futuro Maya II

The original El Futuro Maya:  Voces del Presente was produced in 1998, shortly after the signing of the Guatemalan Peace Accords.  The documentary focused on Maya voices – on what it means to be Maya, on the role of language, on hopes for the future.  In 2015, a sequel was filmed, interviewing thirteen of the original participants and six new individuals.  How have their perspectives changed and how do they describe the Maya Movement today?
This sequel was financially supported by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Global Education Office (Virginia Commonwealth University), the Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies (Tulane University), and the Center for Latin American Studies (Vanderbilt University).

The Project

Then and Now




Visions for the Future

Mayan Languages

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