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Skylight Pictures

Brooklyn, New York
www.skylightpictures.com

Skylight Pictures was awarded $589,000 between 2009 and 2013, including 3 grants in Human Rights and Journalism & Media.

$225,000

2013 • 1 year • Journalism & Media

Skylight Pictures will produce 500 Years, a documentary film directed by Pamela Yates and Paco de Onis, about the 2013 genocide trial of former Guatemalan president Efrain Rios Montt. Rios Montt stood trial for the killing of 1,700 Maya Ixil people from 1982-1983 - the first trial in the history of the Americas for the genocide of indigenous people. 500 Years follows the trial, and how the guilty verdict was subsequently vacated by a higher Guatemalan court, and the impact on Guatemalan society.

$300,000

2009 • 2 years • Human Rights

In support of an international justice outreach campaign using the documentary film "The Reckoning" (over two years).

$64,000

2009 • 1 year • Human Rights

In support of"All Rise" , a short film on international justice.

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