* San Diego Latino Film Festival
* Ambulante Colombia
* San Sebastian HRFF
* Havana New York Film Festival
* Vancouver Latino Film Festival
* Mill Valley Film Festival
* Costa Rica Film Festival
* Enfances dans le monde
* Hot Docs - World Showcase
* Thessaloniki Documentary Festival
* Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara
* FICG in L.A.

* Best Documentary - Festival Internacional de Cine ICARO 2015

The Pawn

Category |Abuse, Human Interest, Human Rights, Investigative, Justice, Migration, Politics, Women
Year | 2015
Country | Switzerland
Running time | 78’ - 52’
Format | HD
Production | TIPI'MAGES Productions
Director | Jean-Cosme Delaloye

Karin Gramajo’s life drastically changed when her teenage cousin Kelly was brutally kidnapped and murdered.  Despite death threats, the single mother then decided to study to become a lawyer to make sure her cousin’s death wouldn’t remain unpunished, thus also helping other victims fight for justice.  Astrid Elias was kidnapped and raped at the age of 14.  She fled to the U.S. where she is facing deportation. LA PRENDA is a feature length documentary film about two women fighting to end the climate of impunity in Guatemala, one of the world’s most violent countries.

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