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Mystery of the Maya

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Genre:Documentary
Release Date:January 1, 1995
Running time:38 minutes
Director:Barrie Howells, Roberto Rochín
Producer:Barrie Howells
Writer:Oscar Montero, Barrie Howells
Distributor:Big Films Inc

Web Site: http://www.imax.com/ImaxWeb/filmDetail.do?type=nowPlaying&movieID=code__.__11964

Description: Deep within the jungles of Mexico and Guatemala and extending into the limestone shelf of the Yucatan peninsula lie the fabled pyramids, temples and palaces of the Maya. While Europe still slumbered in the Dark Ages, these innovative people had charted the heavens, evolved the only true writing system native to the Americas and had made tremendous strides in mathematics and calendrics. Without metal tools, beasts of burden or even the wheel, they were able to construct monumental cities. Filmed at numerous sacred sites throughout Central America, Mystery of the Maya explores the culture, science and history of this fascinating people.

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