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Interview with Natalia Almada, director of ‘Al otro lado’

Before directing the acclaimed documentaries El velador (2011) and El general (2009), talented Mexican filmmaker Natalia Almada shot her first feature Al otro lado [To the Other Side] in 2005, an excellent documentary about the epic journey of a young … Continue reading

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Director Arturo González Villaseñor on ‘Las Patronas,’ the women who feed immigrants on their way to the U.S.

First time filmmaker Arturo González Villaseñor has been traveling to film festivals to present his documentary Llévate mis amores to enthusiastic audiences across the U.S. and Mexico. The film tells the story of Las Patronas, a group of women in … Continue reading

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‘La jaula de oro’: interview with director Diego Quemada-Díez

Hundreds of people fleeing poverty in Central America perched on top of a train travel across Mexico, where they are subject to harassment by authorities, hustlers and thugs. For those who saw Sin nombre (2009), the film by Bay Area’s … Continue reading

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