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


Director & Photography Joey Boink Research & Interviews Sander Wirken Production Bart Voorsluis & Annemie Munneke Editor Ruben van der Hammen Music Mihkel Zilmer Audiomix Benjamin Braasem Grading Bart Voorsluis produced by Framewerk Partners HUMAN, Dutch Film Fund, Hivos, ICCO, Cordaid, Impunity Watch, Cinecrowd

a Framewerk Production | 2015