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Discovering Dominga

Author: Patricia FlynnMary Jo McConahayDenese BeckerBerkeley Media.Jaguar House Films.All authors
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Berkeley Media, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Denese Becker, born Dominga Sic Ruiz, is a survivor of the 1982 Rio Negro massacre in Guatemala. Nine years old at the time of the massacre, during which both of her parents were killed, Denese was adopted by an American family and raised in Iowa. As an adult she begins to confront her memories and nightmares, returning to Guatemala almost twenty years after the massacre and ultimately becoming an advocate for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Personal narratives
Named Person: Denese Becker
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Flynn; Mary Jo McConahay; Denese Becker; Berkeley Media.; Jaguar House Films.; Independent Television Service.; KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.)
OCLC Number: 57400239
Language Note: In English; some scenes in Spanish with English subtitles.
Notes: This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Originally produced in 2002.
Credits: Director of photography, Vicente Franco ; editor, Jennifer Chinlund ; music, Todd Boekelheide.
Performer(s): Denese Becker.
Description: 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R ; NTSC, Region 1.
Responsibility: Jaguar House Films ; produced in association with the Independent Television Service and KQED-TV ; produced and directed by Patricia Flynn ; co-producer, Mary Jo McConahay.

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Denese Becker, born Dominga Sic Ruiz, is a survivor of the 1982 Rio Negro massacre in Guatemala. Nine years old at the time of the massacre, during which both of her parents were killed, Denese was adopted by an American family and raised in Iowa. As an adult she begins to confront her memories and nightmares, returning to Guatemala almost twenty years after the massacre and ultimately becoming an advocate for the victims and survivors at great personal cost.

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