Dr Mark Horton in the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology spoke on BBC Radio Four about the representation of Mayan Civilisation in Mel Gibson’s new movie 'Apocalypto'.
Dr Mark Horton
Department of Archaeology and Anthropology
appeared on BBC Radio Four’s
this morning to discuss the representation of the
in Mel Gibson’s controversial new movie
In a spirited exchange with film critic
, Dr Horton took issue with the movie’s cavalier approach to chronology and its unsympathetic portrayal of Mayan culture.
You can listen to the discussion in the audio archives on the BBC’s Today website.