Cakchiquel Maya of San Antonio Palopo

The documentary shows how Cakchiquel Maya of a village on Lake Atitlan in Guatemala adapted to recent changes. It emerges that the lake has become a favoured spot for holiday homes and that the village has been subject to streams of tourists in the last decades. The filmmakers, while they are offici...

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Other Authors: MacDonald, Bruce (Director) (Director), Ehlers, Tracy Bachrach.
Format: Electronic Video
Language:English
Published: London : Royal Anthropological Institute, [1991?]
Series:Disappearing world
Ethnographic video online, volume 2
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Summary:The documentary shows how Cakchiquel Maya of a village on Lake Atitlan in Guatemala adapted to recent changes. It emerges that the lake has become a favoured spot for holiday homes and that the village has been subject to streams of tourists in the last decades. The filmmakers, while they are officially welcomed and given permission to film, in practice many people hid their faces, would not co-operate and even threw stones. The film team tried to find an explanation of the Maya hostility to the camera.
Item Description:Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 6, 2014).
Physical Description:1 online resource (55 min.).
Previously released as DVD.
Playing Time:00:55:01