From the Archive

Lourdes Portillo: Uncut (2002)

Investigating the murders of over 271 women in the town of Juárez, Mexico, Lourdes Portillo's Señorita Extraviada haunts the viewers as it reveals an unspeakable crime wave amid the disorders and corruption of one of the biggest border towns in the world. This archival interview from 2002 features the filmmaker describing the fear and silence she experienced during filming, and the need to expose these crimes and raise awareness.

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