New York Times Op-Docs

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by Mexican Filmmakers 

Join us for a screening of six short films with outsize impact — all in Spanish, by Mexican filmmakers, and part of The Times’s Op-Docs series of documentaries. The program, moderated by Times reporter Eduardo Porter, includes a discussion with the films’ creators, who are flying in from Mexico for this event. 

The films to be screened: “Ciudad herida”/“Ruptured City” by Santiago Arau Pontones and Diego Rabasa, chronicling the 2017 central Mexico earthquake; “Niños en la narcozona”/“Children of the Narco Zone” by Everardo González, following a school teacher and a former gang member; “Un prisionero en la familia”/“A Prisoner in the Family” by Indra Villaseñor Amador, about a woman desperate enough to lock up her own child; “El buzo”/“The Diver” by Esteban Arrangoiz, portraying Mexico’s happiest sewer denizen; “La palabra justa”/“Justice in Translation” by Sergio Blanco, on the language gap in the Mexican justice system for indigenous people accused of a crime; and “Unsilenced” by Betzabé García, on an activist murdered on-air while hosting his radio show.


Date

Tuesday, March 5   

Time
Program: 7 p.m.
Talkback to follow
Exclusive reception for All Access Plus and Home Delivery subscribers, in addition to museum members.   

Venue
El Museo del Barrio   

Address
1230 Fifth Avenue
New York City   

Tickets
$18 general entry
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