"The Art of Political Murder" Film Screening
Thursday, October 26, 2023
7:00 pm
Smith Warehouse, Bay 4, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Room C105

Join the Duke Human Rights Center for a screening of the film "The Art of Political Murder," the second film in the 2023-2024 Rights! Camera! Action! Film Series. Based on Francisco Goldman’s book and executive produced by Oscar-winner George Clooney and Grant Heslov, this film tells the story of the 1998 murder of Guatemalan human rights activist Bishop Juan Gerardi and the subsequent investigation by the church that uncovered a web of conspiracy and murder, entangling the upper echelons of the government.

Post-Screening Panelists

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Dr. Nina Balmaceda a is a scholar-practitioner whose work focuses on civic leadership development and education for peace and reconciliation. Nina is president of Peace and Hope International, a nonprofit that works through local organizations in Latin America to prevent and confront violence and other forms of injustice against the most vulnerable. She is the Associate Director for the Center of Reconciliation and Consulting Faculty at the Duke Divinity School.
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Emily Taylor is a PhD Candidate in Latin American History at UNC Chapel Hill where she examines gender in the Guatemalan popular movement. Her work has been supported by Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships as well as the Fulbright Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship. 

Film Trailer