Documentary, Guatemala (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



51. BBOY for LIFE (2012)

84 min | Documentary, Adventure, Crime

8.2
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Bboy for life is a powerful story on how the lives of break dancers in Guatemala City are affected by the worlds most dangerous gangs.

Director: Coury Deeb | Stars: Bunny, Cheez, Curly, Gato

Votes: 18

52. GuateMaya: The Unification of Wisdom (2012)

95 min | Documentary, Drama, History

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'A Line with no origin and no destiny has no reason.' We are living in a world where time is based on a calendar by a peoples who thought the world was flat 500 years ago, leaving us ... See full summary »

Director: Cassidy Rast | Star: Pedro Cruz Garcia

53. Las águilas humanas (2010)

70 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

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Las Aguilas Humanas is a film that follows a small family circus in Guatemala. The circus stays in one town for a maximum of 4 weeks and then travels to the next one and so on for the whole... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Pérez Torres

54. The Alignment Within (2011)

TV-G | 51 min | Documentary, History

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This film invites you to think if you are in touch with the universal alignments that are happening now at the completion of the great Mayan cycle. In today's world more and more people are... See full summary »

Directors: Jose Carlos Alcala, Jose Jaramillo

55. With My Own Two Wheels (2011)

44 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

7.8
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For many in America, the bicycle commute is a lifestyle choice. For countless others across the globe, each pedal stroke is progress out of poverty, toward an education, and over the ... See full summary »

Directors: Jacob Seigel-Boettner, Isaac Seigel-Boettner

Votes: 6

56. A'plas (2009)

27 min | Documentary, Short

9.2
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Apla's is the story of Father Stanley Rother, who while trying to improve his parishioners' condition of life in Guatemala, was murdered amidst political turmoil between Guatemala's ... See full summary »

Director: Diego Colombi

Votes: 5

57. Water Time: Surf Travel Diary of a MadMan (2014)

92 min | Documentary, Biography, History | Completed

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Along with his pup Honey, acclaimed author Allan Weisbecker (In Search of Captain Zero) went on the road in search of waves to ride, and, as acclaimed investigative journalist Jon Rappoport... See full summary »

Directors: Allan Weisbecker, Honey Weisbecker | Star: Allan Weisbecker

58. Maximón: santo o diablo (2014)

66 min | Documentary, History

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MAXIMON - Devil or Saint (66min.) is a documentary about the controversial Mayan deity, also known as San Simon or the drinking and smoking saint of Guatemala. He is a mixture of ancient ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Flanagan, Suzan Al-Doghachi

59. 2012: The Beginning (2012)

52 min | Documentary, History

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December 21, 2012. This date, identified by the Maya nearly 1,400 years ago, has in recent years become the source of great curiosity and debate. Some believe it will bring catastrophic ... See full summary »

Director: Shannon Kring | Stars: John Major Jenkins, Geoff Stray, Tata José Soc Chivalán, Lina Barrios

Votes: 20

60. Going the Distance: A Honeymoon Adventure (2014)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family

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This is the story of the search for the secret of lasting love. Newlyweds, Mike and Alanna drove a motorbike down the panamerican highway, interviewing 120 couples along the way.

Directors: Mike Clear, Alanna Clear, Paul Watson | Stars: Alanna Clear, Mike Clear

61. La Isla: Archives of a Tragedy (2009)

85 min | Documentary, Crime, History

7.3
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In July 2005 a huge explosion in the Guatemalan Capital leads to the discovery of the historic archive of the National Police. On the grounds of the today's Police Academy used to be ... See full summary »

Director: Uli Stelzner

Votes: 11

62. Peace Village (2011)

G | 123 min | Documentary, Family, History

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Witness indigenous Elders from throughout the Americas embodying peace and sustainability in a world overrun with war and environmental devastation. For several Elders this is the first ... See full summary »

Director: Katherine Marielle

63. The Earth Did Not Speak (2016)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Survivors of The Rio Negro Massacres in Guatemala fight to rebuild their lives on the bank of their flooded ancestral homelands.

Director: Javier Roberto-Carlos

64. Los orígenes del silencio (2005 Video)

17 min | Documentary, Short

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The story of the almost 20 years that took to make the Guatemalan film "The Silence of Neto", as told by the filmmakers themselves.

Director: Rafael Valdeavellano | Stars: Luis Argueta, Justo Chang

65. Isla de Flores: Entre cuento y cuento (2014 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

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Get to know the heart of Petén, the Island of Flores. A trip with its characters, legends and customs in the Mayan World of Guatemala.

Director: Axel Dettoni | Stars: Andrés Aguilar, Emilio Aguilar, Irwin Guillermo Alvarado, Manuel Alvarado

66. The Duck Diaries: A Cold War Quest for Friendship Across the Americas (2013)

89 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

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In 1961, at the height of the Cold War, seven young guys go on a self-styled goodwill mission through Latin America aboard a surplus military amphibian they call 'El Pato Valiente,' or The ... See full summary »

Director: Matt Twomey | Star: Alan J. Schwartz

67. Mother Tongue (2014)

25 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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The documentary short MOTHER TONGUE chronicles the first time a film has been translated and dubbed into Maya-Ixil, the native language of the Guatemalan indigenous group that was targeted ... See full summary »

Director: Pamela Yates | Star: Matilde Terraza Gallego

68. Encuentros (2013)

Documentary, Short

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A documentary on Mari Boine's voyage to Guatemala and it's indigenous culture.

Director: Ray Figueroa

69. Sin País (Without Country) (2010)

20 min | Documentary, Short, Family

8.2
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Nearly twenty years ago, Sam and Elida Mejia escaped Guatemala during a violent civil war and brought their one-year old son to California. They worked hard, raised a family, and lived the ... See full summary »

Director: Theo Rigby

Votes: 5

70. Becoming Fools (2013)

95 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama | Completed

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Professional clowns partner with Guatemalan street youth to perform a grand theatrical event that honors their fallen hero, reconnects them to their lost childhood, and brings hope of a ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Owen Moore | Star: Scott Owen Moore

71. Defensora (2013)

39 min | Documentary, Crime, Family

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A Guatemalan Mayan community takes the unprecedented step of seeking Justice against a Canadian Mining company in the Canadian court system, for alleged abuses that include murder, rape and... See full summary »

Director: Rachel Schmidt

72. El Rey (2012)

70 min | Documentary, Adventure, Music

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Two Austrians. One School Bus. A Continent of Music Adi and Stefan go on an adventure through Latin America with only their guitars and an old school bus. Exposed to hardship and injustice they discover that music transcends all.

Director: Stefan Lechner | Stars: Rafael Ballinas Diaz, La Banda Costazul, Sanchez de la Limonera, Los Zapatistas de Magdalena de la Paz

73. Education: Guatemala Documentary (2017)

6 min | Documentary | Completed

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The project explores women's education through the stories of young opportunistic women. People from all generations reflect on the constantly changing education system in Guatemala.

Director: Jay Cohn

74. Familia (II) (2010)

42 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

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This documentary is a meditation on the concept of family. Filmed in an orphanage run by three Orthodox nuns in Guatemala City, Familia presents interviews with the nuns, overview of ... See full summary »

75. Balancing the Cosmos (2009)

130 min | Documentary

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An intimate portrait of a modern indigenous Maya city and its people, traditions and ritual. Filmed over the course of eight years in the highlands of Guatemala. In Tz'utujil and Spanish ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Weeks

76. Beyond Borders: Personal Stories from a Small Planet (2005 Video)

38 min | Documentary, War

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'Beyond Borders: Personal Stories from a Small Planet' is a creative burst of defiance and hope by youth around the globe who are overcoming the huge obstacles that have defined their lives... See full summary »

Director: Youth Filmmakers Worldwide

77. La Violencia (2015)

69 min | Documentary, History, News

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'La Violencia' is a documentary film about the indigenous Mayan women of Guatemala, their painful past and uncertain future in the fight for justice and equality. The film paints an image ... See full summary »

Director: Til Frohlich | Star: Aidan Gillen

79. Breaking the Cycle (2015 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short | Completed

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'Rompiendo el Ciclo' tells the story of Luciana Perez Lopez, a courageous Mayan woman living in San Martín Chiquito, Guatemala who is a single mother of seven and a leader in her community.

Director: Aria Zapata

80. Las voces pequenas (2013)

Documentary, Short

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THE LITTLE VOICES is a portrait documentary co-directed by children from a Guatemalan highland aboriginal village and by the directors Lina Badenes and Mariona Guiu. For several weeks the ... See full summary »

Directors: Lina Badenes, Mariona Guiu

81. Spinning Southward (2010)

108 min | Documentary, Animation, Adventure

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A documentary film following 3 bicyclists who traveled from the far northern shores of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska - through 13 countries - to Ushuaia, Argentina in support of the National Brain ... See full summary »

Director: Nateon Ajello | Stars: Nateon Ajello, John Logsdon, Mike Logsdon

82. Gone Missing - The Final Journey of Old John (2014)

116 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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A non-fiction film about three friends seeking traces of an old 'gringo' who went to die in the jungle of Guatemala

Director: Till Cöster | Star: Till Cöster

83. Zona Intervenida (2014)

60 min | Documentary, War

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The film follows young artists in Guatemala who use dance, performance, and poetry to intervene in a former train station, converted to a military base in 1945, where untold violence was ... See full summary »

Directors: Bonifaz Dias, Nitin Sawhney

84. Retrato de familia: Videocarta (1998)

12 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Luis Urrutia

85. The Heavenly Nut (2013)

27 min | Documentary, Short, History | Completed

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This is a story about one couple's mission to save the planet one Macadamia nut at a time.

Director: Rachelle Salnave

86. Domestic Product (2013)

9 min | Documentary, Short, History | Completed

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Part travelogue, diary film, cartographic exploration, and celluloid notebook, Domestic Product examines the border zones between art and anthropology. Invoking the velocity inherent in ... See full summary »

Director: Zoë Heyn-Jones

87. Valley Nada (2014)

101 min | Documentary, History, Mystery | Post-production

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Tate Harmon makes a solo journey across Mexico and takes a camera along with him. Along the way he observes a variety of spiritual observances, social strife and human stories.

Director: Tate Harmon | Star: Tate Harmon

88. Romana (2014)

8 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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In Guatemala, a woman named Romana was only raised for cooking and housekeeping. She had no other opportunities. Romana is illiterate with seven children to take care of. Her life changed ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Galvis

89. 2012: A Journey to the Maya Heartland (2013)

93 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

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'2012 A Journey to the Maya Heartland' examines some of the parallels that exist between the collapse of the Classic Maya civilization in the central lowlands of the Peten jungle in the ... See full summary »

Directors: Jeffrey Cushing, Debra Cushing | Stars: Debra Cushing, Jeffrey Cushing, Hija de Emeterio Marino Cruz, Paul Voakes

90. Blessed Fruit of the Womb: A Fight for Women's Reproductive Rights (2013)

27 min | Documentary, Short, Family | Completed

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Undeterred by Guatemala's powerful religious organizations, conservative politicians, and a male-dominated culture that leaves women without a voice, Evelyn and Ester courageously travel ... See full summary »

Directors: Charlene Music, Peter Jordan, Mike Seely

91. El Corazon de la Montaña (2016)

70 min | Documentary

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A new mining operation in the small region of San Marcos has a deep impact in its society and history, this is a personal and human study of people involved in the operation and how their lives have been changed forever.

Director: Chris Kummerfeldt Quiroa

92. El Codo del Diablo (2014)

78 min | Documentary

7.8
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Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, 1948. Four days before Christmas, Setico a 12-year-old boy must take a train in search of his father. A trip that will reveal the forgotten memories of this banana... See full summary »

Directors: Antonio Jara Vargas, Ernesto Jara Vargas | Stars: Federico Picado, Darío Salas, Gustavo Vargas

Votes: 9

93. Too Young to Wed: Guatemala (I) (2014)

9 min | Documentary, Short, News | Post-production

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Aracely was married at eleven to a thirty four year old man. She bore him a son when she was 14. Nearly one third of all girls in Guatemala will be married before they turn eighteen. In ... See full summary »

Directors: Katie Orlinsky, Stephanie Sinclair

94. Sacred Space: Searching for the Source (2011 Video)

39 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

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About the power of sacred places around the world and the cultural interpretations of these spaces today and in history.

Directors: Carolyn Cobelo, Sophie Rousmaniere

95. The Genesis of Exodus (2017)

50 min | Documentary | Completed

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This film explores the root causes of migration from Central America through the eyes of the people who live in these varied and diverse communities and the people and institutions who ... See full summary »

Directors: Toya Richards, Teresa Waggener

96. The New Environmentalists: From Guatemala to The Congo (2017 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

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The New Environmentalists share a common goal - safeguarding the Earth's natural rescources from exploitation and pollution, while fighting for justice in their own communities. The film is... See full summary »

Directors: John Antonelli, Tom Dusenbery, Will Parrinello

97. Cautivadas (2013)

55 min | Documentary, Biography

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Four communities of Spanish-speaking women determined by a close coexistence in Guatemala, Spain and Mexico, with varied characteristics and occupations (engaging in prostitution at the ... See full summary »

Director: Mercedes Ortega

98. The Return of Elder Pingree (2013)

88 min | Documentary, Drama | Post-production

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Lapsed Mormon Geoff Pingree retraces the steps he took twenty-five years ago in Guatemala as devout missionary 'Elder Pingree'. Combining archival material and contemporary footage as it ... See full summary »

Director: Geoff Pingree | Star: Geoff Pingree

99. Sobre Tigres Y Quijotes (2015)

Documentary

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Director: Chris Kummerfeldt Quiroa

100. Justicia para mi hermana (2012)

31 min | Documentary, Crime

9.2
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Adela, 27, left home for work one day and never returned. Her ex-boyfriend beat her until she was unrecognizable and left her at the side of the road. Her story is all too familiar in ... See full summary »

Director: Kimberly Bautista | Star: Kate del Castillo

Votes: 6


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