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500 Years

Special | 1h 49m 42s Video has closed captioning.

From a historic genocide trial to the ousting of a president, 500 YEARS tells a sweeping story of mounting resistance played out in Guatemala’s recent history, through the actions and perspectives of the majority indigenous Mayan population, who now stand poised to re-imagine their society.

Aired: 12/31/17

Expired: 10/28/19

Rating: NR

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Major funding for POV is provided by PBS, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts and the Wyncote Foundation. Additional funding comes from The …

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