Cartel Land
Vigilante Groups Fighting Mexican Drug Cartels

Cartel Land - Vigilante Groups Fighting Mexican Drug Cartels
Show More

Comments (4)

Anonymous picture

I enjoyed this documentary, but the bookends seem a bit staged. It almost seem to reference Breaking Bad - a father and son, chemists, taught us. Can you just cook meth out in the open like that and then have the "best" product out there? Seems sort of staged. And if you were cooking meth ...Read more

Anonymous picture

Obviously Suzanne finds it easier to use myopia rather than vision to judge a film. This documentary is 70% in spanish and takes place mostly in Mexico. It is primarily a biography of Dr. Jose Manuel Mireles and the Autodefensas movement. As a point of erudition for Suzanne, Mexico is a ...Read more

Anonymous picture

Perhaps you're being a bit harsh on Suzanne...I don't think she was judging the film as a whole. From my perspective, it appears as if Suzanne was simply voicing her opinion on one aspect of the film. I appreciated the complexity and development of the film, but I was also left with a bit of ...Read more

Anonymous picture

Sorry, couldn't stomach the American vigilantes. The underlying sentiment of this group is racism at its worst. Not about controlling drug cartels. The man who lost his job and home during the '08 recession needs a scapegoat so he hunts brown people. The only thing that will stop the flow of ...Read more

Related videos

Recovering Paradise - A Mexican Village Rises Up Against a Drug Cartel
In 2009, organized crime took over the Mexican community of Ostula. Murders and enforced disappearances soon became part of daily life. The entire community was displaced and the drug cartel took over their land. In 2014, armed self-defense groups helped the community reclaim their land. Community members who had been…
Rolling Papers - The Rise of Pot Journalism
In today's media, the status quo can flip so abruptly that news outlets are forced to reshape themselves. On January 1, 2014 as recreational marijuana explodes off the shelves of Colorado dispensaries, The Denver Post is telling the story. The Cannabist is the first pot section of a major newspaper…
REBT for Anger Management - With Janet Wolfe
Episode 4 of REBT in Action Series
At one time or another, all clinicians have had to meet the challenge of dealing with an angry client. Skilled in empathy and active listening, we are sometimes at a loss when confronted with clients who have difficulty containing their rage. In this video with an actual client, you will…
To the End of Reckoning - Closeup on the Professionals at Jalisco's Forensic Science Labs
Exploring what lies behind the scenes of Mexico's "war on crime", TO THE END OF RECKONING focuses on the stoic professionals at Jalisco's Forensic Sciences labs who investigate the deaths in all their detail. From this seemingly overstretched and underfunded facility, the forensic scientists calmly and methodically perform autopsies, and…
Impression of a War - A Poetic Mediation of Colombia's Violent History
For more than 70 years, Colombia has been plagued with armed internal conflict. The ongoing struggle between various guerrilla factions, military and paramilitary forces, and drug traffickers has created a culture of violence and fear that has pervaded every aspect of daily life. Filmmaker Camilo Restrepo, who, like many Colombians…
Olancho - The Most Lawless Province in Honduras
This is the story of Olancho, the most lawless province in Honduras, the most murderous country in the world. The film follows Los Plebes de Olancho, the most popular band from the region, who perform for the powerful drug cartels there. Their songs glorify the traffickers who have destroyed their…
Chasing Heroin
Part of the Series: Frontline
A searing, two-hour investigation places America's heroin crisis in a fresh and provocative light -- telling the stories of individual addicts, but also illuminating the epidemic's years-in-the-making social context, deeply examining shifts in U.S. drug policy, and exploring what happens when addiction is treated like a public health issue, not…
Rio Breaks - Youth Surfing in Brazil
Set against the volatile and dangerous world of the favelas, RIO BREAKS tells the story of two surf-obsessed friends, 13-year-old Fabio and 12-year-old Naama. The pair live in Rio de Janeiro's Favela do Pavao, which is controlled by one of the city's most dangerous drug gangs. However, their attention is…
The Seventh Fire - A Native American Gang Leader Confronts His Violent Past
Executive produced by Terrence Malick, Natalie Portman, and Chris Eyre, THE SEVENTH FIRE is a fascinating new documentary about the Native American gang crisis. When Rob Brown, a Native American gang leader on a remote Minnesota reservation, is sentenced to prison for a fifth time, he must confront his role…
Hofmann's Potion: The Pioneers Of LSD
Featuring the pioneers of LSD, this documentary chronicles its discovery by Alfred Hofmann to its prohibition in 1973. Contains interviews with groundbreaking researchers including Hofmann, Ram Dass, and Timothy Leary, and a wealth of archival footage.
Dirty Pictures
Alexander 'Sasha' Shulgin is the scientist behind more than 200 psychedelic compounds including MDMA, more commonly known as Esctasy. Considered to be one of the the greatest chemists of the twentieth century, Sasha's vast array of discoveries have had a profound impact in the field of psychedelic research. 'Dirty Pictures'…
Es el Chapo - The Arrest of a Notorious Drug Kingpin
This documentary probes the truth behind the 2014 arrest of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the world's most notorious drug lord.