Burden of Peace follows Guatemala’s first female Attorney General Claudia Paz y Paz in her fight against impunity. After taking office Claudia obtains spectacular results and many high level arrests are made. But her determination encounters strong resistance from powerful elites, that have up to then felt above the law. Will Claudia be able to win this battle?
Winner Prix des Jeunes Européens, FIPA | Winner Prix de Salvador Allende, Bruxelles Festival des Libertes | Winner Audience Award, Mittelamerikanisches Filmfestival Vienna | Nominated for a Golden Calf, NFF
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Director & Camera: Joey Boink | Research & Interviews: Sander Wirken | Production: Bart Voorsluis & Annemie Munneke | Editor: Ruben van der Hammen | Music: Mikel Zilmer | Audiomix: Benjamin Braasem | Grading: Bart Voorsluis | produced by Framewerk | Partners: HUMAN, Dutch Film Fund, Hivos, ICCO, Cordaid, Impunity Watch, Cinecrowd | 2015