Panel discussion on ‘Apocalypto’ to be held at MU Museum of Art and Archaeology

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 | 5:14 p.m. CDT; updated 3:48 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — Mel Gibson’s 2006 movie “Apocalypto” ignited a number of controversies. The Guatemalan presidential commissioner on racism lambasted the film as racist against Mayans. Anthropologists and archaeologists wrangled over the plot’s historical accuracy.