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Kingdom of Shadows
POV Season 29
Feature Film | 09/19/2016 | 74 Mins

In Kingdom of Shadows, Emmy®-nominated filmmaker Bernardo Ruiz takes an unflinching look at the hard choices and destructive consequences of the U.S.-Mexico drug war. Weaving together the stories of a U.S. drug enforcement agent on the border, an activist nun in violence-scarred Monterrey, Mexico, and a former Texas smuggler, the film reveals the human side of an often-misunderstood conflict. The distinct but interlocking experiences of these three individuals expose the dark corners of a human-rights crisis that has yet to be fully revealed. This documentary, which The New York Times called “unforgettable,” is sure to spark debate. A co-presentation with Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB).

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Film Credits —

  • Bernardo Ruiz Bernardo Ruiz