Our second feature-length documentary in the Peoples of the World trilogy is Ancient and Modern Mayan Peoples (Peoples of the World: The Maya) (2016, second edition 2023, 52 minutes). This film is not rated; we consider it suitable for all audiences, but we advise viewer discretion.
Their fate and their future are our fate and our future. "A thousand years after their decline, the ancient Mayans are still shrouded in mystery. Enter their ancient world to uncover its secrets. Learn how their religious beliefs were formed from advanced science and observing the heavens long before Europeans arrived. Decipher their ancient writing — far more advanced than ours. Experience the daily life of their modern descendants and learn how their fate may become our own fate."
Teach with it: Notes for teachers are available in return for a US$ 10 donation. Please contact us if you are interested in obtaining them. Proceeds contribute to the education of indigenous peoples and help us to fulfill our mission — spreading indigenous education, knowledge and science.
Click or tap the image below to watch it on our YouTube channel in full HD (1920x1080p) at 60 fps.