518 Valencia, The Mission

For a complete list please scroll down. 

October 18 & 22, 2013


13° DocBuenosAires – Muestra Internacional de Cine Documental

DocBuenosAires — International Festival of Documentary Films

Niños de la Memoria will be screening at DocBuenosAires 13 as part of the program “10 Years of the Sundance Documentary Fund”.

María Teresa Rodríguez will conduct a post-screening Q&A on October 18th.

For more information:


October 31, 2013


Harvard Kennedy School

Carr Center for Human Rights Policy

Screening, 4:30 – 6:00; discussion after with Kathryn Smith Pyle

(Please check back for details.)


October 30, 2013


Worcester State University

Dennis Brutus/Merrill Goldwyn Center for the Study of Human Rights

Lecture, 12:30 by Kathryn Smith Pyle; Foster Room, Student Center

Screening open to the public, 6:00; Lancer Landing, Student Center.  Post-screening discussion with Kathryn Smith Pyle

Co-sponsored by: Office of Multicultural Affairs, Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity, Honors Program, Global Studies, Departments of History and Political Science, Philosophy, Languages & Literature, Urban Studies and Sociology, Third World Alliance, Amnesty International chapter.


November 16, 2013


Newark Public Library

2013 Hispanic Heritage Celebration

As part of the Hispanic Heritage Celebration (September 12 – December 31), Niños de la Memoria will screen on Saturday, November 16 at 2:00. Join us for the discussion afterward! And check out the exhibit, Mesoamerican Mosaic: New Jersey’s Guatemalan, Salvadoran and Honduran Communities, curated by Ingrid Betancourt, and the program of performances and films starting with the opening reception on the 12th.

For more information, visit the Celebration’s page on the Newark Public Library site.


July 30, 2013


Meridian International Center

The Global Perspectives Film Series, a partnership between MIC, ITVS and Young Professionals in Foreign Policy, featured Niños de la Memoria as their monthly documentary film screening, for July. Discussion afterward with Michele Manatt, Chair, Council on Women’s Leadership at Meridian and a consultant on U.S. foreign policy; David Holiday, Senior Regional Advocacy Officer, Latin America Program, Open Society Foundations; and Kathryn Smith Pyle.



Niños de la Memoria was broadcast on Global Voices, Sunday June 30, 2013.

Global Voices, a showcase of internationally themed documentaries made by independent filmmakers from around the globe, is part of The World Channel (, a 24/7, full service multicast channel featuring public television’s signature nonfiction documentary, science and news programming complemented by original content from emerging producers.

The film streamed for 21 days following the broadcast and will be rebroadcast by local stations. Check your local listings for more information!


Past screenings

International Festival of Cinema and Human Rights, Montevideo, Uruguay (June 2013)


January 31, 2013


The Embassy of El Salvador

With filmmakers Kathryn Smith Pyle and María Teresa Rodríguez.

Moderated by Ramon Daubon.

Please contact the Embassy for more information:


November 28, 2013


Boston College

The screening will be open to the public, at Boston College, Merkert Center, Room 127, at 7:00, followed by a discussion with filmmaker Kathryn Smith Pyle.

Sponsored by: The Boston College Center for Human Rights and International Justice, The Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund for Mental Health and Human Rights, the BC Film Studies Program, the Jesuit Institute at Boston College, and the BC School of Theology and Ministry.


November 8, 2012


Human Rights Commission

With filmmaker Kathryn Smith Pyle and film advisory committee member Oscar Andrade.


October 26, 2012


Wellesley College

The screening, organized by the Latin American Studies department,  will be held in Pendleton East 239 Amphitheater Classroom. The film will be shown at 4:00 followed by a discussion with filmmaker Kathryn Smith Pyle.


October 14, 2012


Washington Ethical Society

Sunday, October 14, 7:00 PM, at the Washington Ethical Society. 7750 16th Street, NW (between Jonquil and Kalmia Streets)

Post-screening conversation:

Panelists will include filmmaker Kathryn Smith Pyle, Leonor Arteaga (Due Process of Law Foundation) and Carlos Mauricio (The Stop Impunity Project); Mauricio Burgos (American University) will moderate.


October 15 & 16, 2012


Majestic Theater, Gettysburg: Monday, October 15, 7:00

Post-screening Q&A with filmmaker Kathryn Smith Pyle.

Gettysburg College (Joseph Theater): Tuesday, October 16, 7:00

Post-screening discussion with filmmaker.


September 16, 17, 23, 28, 2012


Cine+Mas SF — 2012 San Francisco Latino Film Festival

Sept 16 1:15 Opera Plaza Cinema (Discussion with filmmaker)

Sept 23 3:00 Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts

Sept 28 7:00 Eastside Cultural Arts Center

518 Valencia Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics  Sept 17 6:30


September 20, 2012


George Washington University, Latin American and Hemispheric Studies/Elliott School of International Affairs; discussion with Kathryn Smith Pyle following the screening.


May 9 -18, 2012


WORLD PREMIERE! Niños de la Memoria screened in  Festival AMBULANTE – ES! Check out this fantastic organization founded by Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna and Pablo Cruz…

“AMBULANTE brings documentary films and training programs to places where they are rarely available, in order to create a participative, informed and critical public, to procure new forms of expression, and to encourage debate in Mexico and abroad.”


May 23-26, 2012


Latin American Studies Association conference

Award of Merit in Film

Niños de la Memoria  screened in the film festival of the Latin American Studies Association conference. “Toward a Third Century of Independence in Latin America”  held in San Francisco, May 23-26, 2012. LASA is the world’s largest professional association of individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America, with 7,000 members, 45% of whom are outside the U.S.


May 1, 2012 


Scribe Video Center Producers’ Forums presents:
NIÑOS DE LA MEMORIA Children of Memory

INTERNATIONAL HOUSE — 37th & Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia
May 1 in Philadelphia: Post-screening discussion   Please follow this link to a short video of the discussion after the Ninos de la Memoria May 1 screening at International House in Philadelphia, as part of Scribe Video Center’s Producers’ Forum. Thanks to PIFVA, a co-sponsor of the event.

With filmmakers Kathryn Smith Pyle and Maria Teresa Rodriguez; protagonist Jamie Harvey; attorney Leonor Arteaga; Sanctuary activist Jennifer Cox; moderated by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.


Complete List of Screenings and awards


Award of Merit — Latin American Studies Association Film Festival (LASA)

Cine Golden Eagle Award


Scribe Video Center — Producer’s Forum at International House

Philadelphia, PA (May 2012)

Festival Ambulante

San Salvador, El Salvador (May 2012)

Latin American Studies Association Film Festival (LASA)

San Francisco, CA (May 2012)

San Francisco Latino Film Festival

San Francisco, CA (September 2012)

University of California – Berkeley School of Law

Berkeley, CA (September 2012)

518 Valencia: Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics

San Francisco, CA (September, 2012)

Gettysburg College & The Majestic Theater

Gettysburg, PA (October 2012)

 Washington Ethical Society

Washington, DC (October 2012)

American University – Media Department

Washington, DC (October 2012)

George Washington University – Elliot School of International Studies

Washington, DC (October 2012)

Wellesley College

Wellesley, MA (October 2012)

Oxfam America

Boston, MA (October 2012)

Human Rights Commission of the Federal District

Mexico City, Mexico (November 2012)

Boston College

Boston, MA (November 2012)

Embassy of El Salvador

Washington, DC (January 2013)

George Washington University – Spanish Department

Washington, DC (February 2013)

Arcadia University

Glendale, PA (February 2013)

New York University – Gallatin School

New York, NY (February 2013)


San Antonio, Texas (February-March 2013)

University of Richmond, Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Film

Richmond, VA (March 2013)

Punta del Este International Film Festival

Punta del Este, Uruguay (March 2013)

San Diego Latino Film Festival

San Diego, CA (March 2013)

Romero Interfaith Center and St. Joseph’s University

Philadelphia, PA (March 2013)

University of the Arts

Philadelphia, PA (April 2013)

Cine Las Americas

Austin, Texas (April 2013)

DOXA Documentary Film Festival

Vancouver, Canada (May 2013)

Meridian International Center, Global Perspectives Film Series

Washington, DC (July 2013)



Newark Public Library

2013 Hispanic Heritage Celebration, Newark Public Library, November 16, 2013