Tag Archives: Mexico


Filmmaker Interview: Gabriel Ripstein (600 Miles)

Filmmaker Interview: Gabriel Ripstein (600 Miles)

In Gabriel’s Ripstein film debut, Tim Roth, an ATF agent, gets caught by an amateur Mexican gun runner in the South border, 600 Miles is a genuine portrait of gun smuggling into Mexico. Young Arnulfo, soon-to-be-gangster, smuggles weapons for a drug cartel from Arizona and across the border into Mexico. He’s helped by Carson, the

Cartel Land Brings the Mexican Drug Wars to Tribeca

By H.S. Bayer and Lisa Lindo Cartel Land (2015) has its New York premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 22. The film premiered at Sundance in January, and has blazed its way through the April festival circuit showing at Ashland Independent Film Festival, Dallas International Film Festival, Florida Film Festival, Sarasota Film Festival

Review: ‘Narco Cultura’

by Jake Kring-Schreifels Directed by Shaul Schwarz Playing in NYC at AMC Empire 25 At the beginning of Narco Cultura, a beautiful and brutal film from director Shaul Schwarz, three Mexican boys converse with each other. They are gazing at the forensics team surrounding an all too common crime scene in Juarez, Mexico, attempting to

NYC Filmmaker Merges Short Form Cinema and the Musical, Uncovers Multi-Talented Cast in ‘STAGE OF MIND”

Mesmerized by roommate Alicia’s (Constanza Palavecino) singing from the shower Jeremy inches closer to the bathroom door imagining her performance as being played on a stage, however an unexpected situation eventually has unsuspecting Jeremy (Philip Eggers) becoming the star of his own show. ‘Stage Of Mind‘ was inspired on Director Robbie Vicencio arrival to NYC from

Interview: Eugene Jarecki (Director- ‘The House I Live In’)

Filmed in more than twenty states, ‘The House I Live In‘ captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels of America’s War on Drugs. From the dealer to the grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge, the film offers a penetrating look inside America’s longest war, offering a

Interview: Antonio Méndez Esparza (Director – ‘Aquí y Allá’ @ reRun Theater Through Dec. 27)

‘Aquí y Allá‘ from Director Antonio Méndez Esparza is a story about hope, and the memories and loss of what we leave behind. “AQUÍ” Pedro de los Santos returns home to a small mountain village in Guerrero, Mexico after years of working in the US. He finds his daughters older, and more distant than he