Archive for September, 2012

September 9, 2012

Forced Silence – Silencio Forzado

By in Mexican Press


As Part of Ambulante‘s Border Series, Article 19‘s “Forced Silence”/”Silencio Forzado”, a powerful documentary short, screened before Reportero at the Institute of the Americas on September 8th, 2012. The documentary collects the perspectives of an impressive array of Mexico’s journalists, including reporters working in regions hardest hit by attacks against the press. Included in the film are interviews with Reportero’s Adela Navarro Bello, Co-Editor of Tijuana-based Semanario Zeta and journalist Sergio Haro Cordero. The short collects 50 hours of interviews with 60 journalists across 13 cities. More than a comprehensive survey, it is a powerful indictment of Mexico’s culture of impunity.