Our second feature-length documentary in the Peoples of the World trilogy is Ancient and Modern Maya Peoples (Peoples of the World: The Maya) (2016). This film is not rated; we consider it suitable for all audiences, but we advise parental discretion before allowing children to view it.
Proceeds contribute to the education of indigenous peoples and help us to fulfill our mission — spreading indigenous education, knowledge and science.
Their fate and their future are our fate and our future. "They created one of the most successful civilizations of all time. But a thousand years after the height of their empire they are still shrouded in mystery. Who were the Maya? How did they make serpents come alive? In this fascinating documentary you will enter their ancient world and find the answers. Learn how they counted twenties instead of tens and how this shaped their calendars. Decipher an alphabet more advanced than the one you use. And learn how the fate of the Maya may also be your own fate."
Watch the trailer below.
Rent it: You can stream it, for private viewing, for 72 hours for US$ 1.99.
Buy it: You can buy it, for private viewing, with unlimited streaming and digital download for US$ 4.99.
Teach with it: The educational edition is available to non-commercial educational institutions in a dual-pack DVD/Blu-ray combination, accompanied by extensive teachers' notes, for US$ 99. Please contact us if you are interested in further information on how to obtain the educational edition for your school, college or university. Private, commercial, for-profit educational institutions may also contact us for commercial educational licensing.