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Haverford College

Digging for the Future: Memory, Denial, and Hope in Guatemala

A student film in 8 Parts. Total Running Time: 31:28

In March 2008, a group of 19 students traveled to Guatemala as part of a course on the legacies of civil war and revolution.

Confronted with the sober reality of poverty and violence, students discovered the importance of unearthing the past in understanding present disparities.

First-hand experience revealed a country struggling with the difficult barriers of racial, structural, and economic inequality. Yet equally profound was the beauty and eloquence of a people with a clear vision for the future.

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