dictator http://nhpr.org en The Documentary That Helped Convict Rios Montt http://nhpr.org/post/documentary-helped-convict-rios-montt <p>Last year <a href="http://nhpr.org/post/granito-how-nail-dictator" target="_blank">we interviewed <strong>Pamela Yates </strong></a>about her documentary <em>Granito: How to Nail A Dictator</em> which details the indictment of General Efrain Rios Montt, believed to be responsible for the murder of 200,000 mostly indigenous Mayan Ixil people during the Guatemalan genocide.</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 14:48:05 +0000 Virginia Prescott 27601 at http://nhpr.org The Documentary That Helped Convict Rios Montt The Bunkers of Albania http://nhpr.org/post/bunkers-albania <p>More than 25 years after the death of former dictator, Enver Hoxha, Albania has more concrete bunkers than it knows what to do with. Hulking relics of a bygone era, the forgotten structures number around 750,000; that’s one bunker for every four Albanian citizens. The process of “bunkerization” which lasted Hoxha’s entire 40-year rule has fascinated historians but remained as obscure to the rest of the world as Albania itself. <strong><a href="http://www.davidgaljaard.nl/" target="_blank">David Galjaard</a></strong> is hoping to change that. He’s a photographer and author of the <a href="http://www.aperture.org/2012/11/announcing-the-winners-of-the-paris-photo-aperture-foundation-photobook-awards/" target="_blank">award winning</a>, and sold out photo book,&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.davidgaljaard.nl/shop.php?s=1" target="_blank">Concresco</a></em>, which paints a <a href="http://www.wired.com/rawfile/2013/03/david-galjaard-albanian-bunkers/" target="_blank">portrait of Albania</a> and its landscape of historic paranoia.</p><p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 14:45:08 +0000 Rebecca Lavoie 24713 at http://nhpr.org The Bunkers of Albania Granito: How to Nail a Dictator http://nhpr.org/post/granito-how-nail-dictator <p>The filmmaker behind the documentary that's making big waves for its unflinching look at righting an historical wrong.</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 14:54:24 +0000 Virginia Prescott 7676 at http://nhpr.org Granito: How to Nail a Dictator