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Exploring Mexican Narco Cinema

After getting a brief history of Mexican narco cinema, we set off to Tijuana to play a walk-on part in a drug- and action-filled movie. Originally released i...
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Real-life violence inspires Mexico's 'narco movies'

Real-life violence inspires Mexico's 'narco movies' | Narco(Culture+Media) | Scoop.it

"It's a scene that Mexicans have become accustomed to: Drug lords, hit men and organized crime bosses are paraded in front of the cameras for the whole world to see on a weekly and sometimes daily basis.That notorious drug world and violence is now showing up on the big and small screen in a new genre called 'narco movies.'"

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New Documentary Examines The Impact Of 'Narcocorridos'

New Documentary Examines The Impact Of 'Narcocorridos' | Narco(Culture+Media) | Scoop.it
New Documentary Examines The Impact Of 'Narcocorridos' On Both Sides Of US ...
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The Women of Narco B-Movies

The Women of Narco B-Movies | Narco(Culture+Media) | Scoop.it

"Until recently, women have played marginal roles [in narco movies] as lovers, mothers, or daughters.The sensational arrest of Sandra Ávila Beltrán in 2007 garnered tremendous interest in the press as well as in popular culture. [...] While using Ávila as a muse, the reyna films reinterpret the golden age of Mexican cinema."

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Narco Cultura (Trailer)

Narco Cultura (Trailer) | Narco(Culture+Media) | Scoop.it
To a growing number of Mexicans and Latinos in the Americas, narco-traffickers have become iconic outlaws, glorified by musicians who praise their new models of fame and success.

Via Jaime R. Carrero
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