Grades 7-12, College, Adult
Directed by Robbie Hart
Produced by Robbie Hart and Luc Côté, Adobe Productions
DVD Purchase $59, Rent $0
VHS Purchase $59, Rent $35
US Release Date: 2000
Copyright Date: 1999
DVD ISBN: 1-59458-958-5
VHS ISBN: 1-56029-822-7
Central America/The Caribbean
Citizenship and Civics
Latin American Studies
War and Peace
Awards and Festivals
Bronze Plaque, Columbus International Film & Video Festival
Certificate of Merit, Chicago International Television Competition
Finalist, Gemeaux Awards
Finalist, Yorkton Golden Sheaf Awards
Rainmakers, Series 2 Series|
Jesus Tecu Osorio in Guatemala
Rabinal, Guatemala - Human Rights
The son of civil war victims leads a campaign for justice.
Jesus Tecu Osorio witnessed the murder of his parents and siblings in 1982 during Guatemala's bloody civil war. Today, he leads a courageous campaign for memorials, exhumations, and the prosecution of former military officers.
The other titles in the series are:
Tsuyoshi Inaba in Japan - Working to empower the homeless in Tokyo.
Tina Machida in Zimbabwe - A young woman fights for the rights of gays and lesbians against the odds.
Murrandoo Yanner in Australia - An aborigine leads the battle against multinationals for historic land rights and tradition.
Yildiz Temürtürkan in Turkey - A human rights activist risks everything to protest police repression.
Celso Magumbe in Mozambique - A deaf man fights for the rights of the hearing impaired.
Julie De Varennes in Canada - A former sufferer helps kids coping with cancer; giving them hope and inspiration.