The film "Distancia" (2010) by Guatemalan director Sergio Ramírez is based on real facts occurred in recent years. Durint the 80's, in Guatemala a genocide was perpretated against the indigenous population. This caused the death of 200,000 people, the leak to Mexico of more than 50,000 Mayan a a little-known phemonenon: the exodus to the mountains of one million people, wich received the name of CPR (Communities of Population in Resistance). The films tells a story derived from such escape. The aricle analyzes the film, and through that analysis tries to show hoy geographic distance became a symbolic distance, metaphor of distance between the different ethnic groups of Guatemala.

Liano, D. J., Distancias geográficas, distancias visuales, <<OLTREOCEANO>>, 2015; (09): 149-161 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/65302]

Distancias geográficas, distancias visuales

Liano, Dante Jose'
2015

Abstract

The film "Distancia" (2010) by Guatemalan director Sergio Ramírez is based on real facts occurred in recent years. Durint the 80's, in Guatemala a genocide was perpretated against the indigenous population. This caused the death of 200,000 people, the leak to Mexico of more than 50,000 Mayan a a little-known phemonenon: the exodus to the mountains of one million people, wich received the name of CPR (Communities of Population in Resistance). The films tells a story derived from such escape. The aricle analyzes the film, and through that analysis tries to show hoy geographic distance became a symbolic distance, metaphor of distance between the different ethnic groups of Guatemala.
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Liano, D. J., Distancias geográficas, distancias visuales, <<OLTREOCEANO>>, 2015; (09): 149-161 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/65302]
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