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Granito: How to Nail a Dictator | POV | PBS

Find out more at "Granito: How to Nail a Dictator" will air June 28, 2012 on PBS. Check local listings. A documentary film by Pamela Yates, Paco de On?s, and Peter KinoyIn a stunning milestone for justice in Central America, a Guatemalan court recently charged former dictator Efra?n Rios Montt with genocide for his brutal war against the country's Mayan people in the 1980s — and Pamela Yates' 1983 documentary, "When the Mountains Tremble", provided key evidence for bringing the indictment. "Granito: How to Nail a Dictator" tells the extraordinary story of how a film, aiding a new generation of human rights activists, became a granito — a tiny grain of sand — that helped tip the scales of justice.Related Video:POV - The Reckoning: Director Pamela Yates Interview - The Reckoning . Trailer | PBS 2009 of the People - Documentary Trailer - POV 2011 | PBS out the 2012 season trailers at and
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