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ABSENCES, by award winning filmmaker Tatiana Huezo (The Tiniest Place), exposes the ever-intensifying phenomenon of enforced disappearance in Mexico and the ways it affects women.

Women Make Movies | 2015 | 26 minutes

Americas in Transition

A concise and fast-paced history of the volatile forces at work in Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua in the 1980s.

Icarus Films | 1982 | 29 minutes

At the Gates of Hell, Ep. 03 - Mara’s War Tax - Honduras

Each year, dozens of taxi drivers are murdered in Honduras – the world's most dangerous country. Gangs demand taxes from drivers to work in their territory. Who'd work in this terrifying business?

Pragda Films | 2018 | 52 minutes

Bad Steps, Ep. 02 - Female Stereotypes

The stories of Mimi and Greisy expose how difficult and almost impossible it is to have sports careers as women, but stand as an example of how sacrifice makes labels unimportant.

Pragda Films | 2019 | 26 minutes

Bad Steps, Ep. 03 - Limitless Sports

Two BMX athletes with disabilities show how nothing is more inspiring than seeing others overcome adversity, and their talents take them to places where nothing is impossible.

Pragda Films | 2019 | 26 minutes

A Better Life

Returning to Todos Santos after 30 years, a look at the profound economic and social changes that have transformed this Guatemalan Mayan village.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 52 minutes

Between the Americas, Ep. 1: Listening to San Blas

The San Blas Islands house Kuna people facing the realities of climate change. Stef Biemans captures their culture's fading sounds amid rising seas.

Pragda Films | 2023 | 42 minutes

Between the Americas, Ep. 2: Panama’s Echo

Panama's thriving economy fuels vertical growth. Biemans explores the vibrant neighborhood beneath, uncovering changes for ordinary Panamanians.

Pragda Films | 2023 | 42 minutes

Between the Americas, Ep. 3: The Silence of Guatemala

The Maya people's 40-year silence on the Guatemalan genocide under General Ríos Montt. Will there be a moment to finally break this silence?

Pragda Films | 2023 | 43 minutes

A Bold Peace

Almost 70 years ago Costa Rica abolished its army and committed itself to fostering a peaceful society. It has been reaping the benefits ever since.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 89 minutes