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Title When the mountains tremble [videorecording] / a Skylight Pictures production ; produced by Peter Kinoy ; directed by Pamela Yates, Thomas Sigel.
Published [Burlington, Vt.] : Docurama ; New York, NY : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video, [2004]
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 Music & Media - Instructional Videos  14200    IN LIBRARY
Edition 20th anniversary special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Cinematographer, Thomas Sigel ; art director, Randy Barcelo ; editor, Peter Kinoy ; original music, Rubén Blades.
Note Originally released as a documentary in 1983.
Special features: filmmaker commentary from Pamela Yates, Newton Thomas Sigel, and Peter Kinoy; never-before-seen introduction by Susan Sarandon; epilogue featuring Rigoberta Menchú; filmmaker biographies.
Contents "Winner, American Film Festival ; Winner, Sundance Film Festival ; Winner, Havana Film Festival."
System Reqs DVD; region 1; NTSC; Full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Performer Storyteller, Rigoberta Menchú.
Summary Chronicles the astonishing, true story of Nobel Prize winner Rigoberta Menchú, who is a Quiché Indian woman, as she stood up for her people and helped wage a rebellion in the wake of seemingly unconquerable oppression. Shot at the height of the heated battle between the heavily-armed Guatemalan Military and the nearly defenseless Mayan population.
Awards Blue Ribbon Award, American Film Festival; Special Jury Award, Sundance Film Festival; Grand Coral Award, Havana Film Festival.
Language Spanish and English dialogue, English subtitles.
Subject Menchú, Rigoberta.
Quiché Indians.
Oppression (Psychology)
Guatemala -- History -- 20th century.
Genre Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Related Names Yates, Pamela. Director.
Sigel, Newton Thomas. Director.
Menchú, Rigoberta.
Blades, Rubén. Composer.
Sarandon, Susan, 1946- Onscreen presenter.
Skylight Pictures (Firm)
Docurama (Firm)
New Video Group.
Note Disc label subtitle: The astonishing story of Rigoberta Menchú, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize
ISBN 076706500X
Standard # 767685961834
Publisher # NVG-9618 Docurama
OCLC number 55859337