*Guadalajara International Film Festival (Mexico)
* Hot Docs (Toronto, Canada)
* Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival (Greece)
* FIFDH - Festival du film et Forum sur les Droits Humains (Geneve, Switzerland)
* Enfances dans le Monde (Paris, France)
* San Sebastián Human Rights Film Festival (Spain)
* Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (Canada)
* San Diego Latino Film Festival (USA)
* Terre de Femmes - FrauenWelten Filmfest (Tübingen, Germany)
* Costa Rica International Film Festival (San José, Costa Rica)
* Ambulante Colombia (Bogotá, Colombia)
* Mill Valley Film Festival  (San Rafael , USA )
* FOKAL - Fondation Connaissance et libertés (Haïti)
* Latin American Film Week (Nüremberg, Germany)

* 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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