CineLatino: Granito: How to Nail a Dictator

Directed by Pamela Yates (Guatemala, 2011)

Part of the Fall 2011 Cine Latino Series

November 2, 2011

Granito - how to nail a dictator | trailer (2011) Pamela Yates

Event description 

A discussion between Almudena Bernabeu of the Center for Justice and Accountability, the lead counsel in the Guatemalan genocide case, and Professor Beatriz Manz, an expert witness, will follow the film.


“Granito” is the story of how a documentary film about Guatemala’s turbulent history emerges as an active player in current human rights cases. The film’s characters sift for clues buried in archives and memories, seeking to uncover a narrative that could unlock the past and settle matters of life and death in the present. 103 minutes. English.