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How to nail a dictator

Granito is a concept I first learned in the Guatemalan highlands and have carried with me throughout my filmmaking life. It reflects the communal values that guide Maya communities and means that each of us can make a small contribution to positive social change, and together we can make great changes in favour of equality and human rights,’ she continues.

The film has already won a host of awards, including Best Creative Documentary at the Paris International Human Rights Film Festival. For more details, visit

Photo of the Caba Caba family by Dana Lixenburg

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  1. #1 Bea Gallardo 27 Mar 12

    Hello [email protected]
    If you want to know our new proyect visit
    Granito Every Memory Matters

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Anna-Claire Bevan a New Internationalist contributor

Anna-Claire Bevan is a freelance journalist currently based in Guatemala City. She writes about political, environmental and social issues for magazines both in Guatemala and back home in the UK. Anna originally set up her first blog Vida Latina as a result of her travels in Latin America and frustrations at the lack of international media coverage that this area of the world receives.

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