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La Isla: Archives of a Tragedy

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 25 min.
  • Genres: History, Military & War, Social History


Through much of the 20th Century, Guatemala was a nation ruled by a severe military government, and while guerilla forces fought for a more democratic rule, they were dealt with harshly by Guatemalan authorities, and thousands of people were abducted, killed and tortured during the 1980s with no little evidence available to connect the military police with their crimes. In 2005, an explosion tore through Guatemala City, the nation's capitol, and revealed a shocking secret -- the hidden files of the...more