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January 13, 2014

DVD Release and Award Nomination!

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We are pleased to announce that REPORTERO is now available on DVD through PBS Home Video.

Beginning January 28th, the film streams online for one month on pov.org

And we are very pleased to announce that REPORTERO has been nominated for “Best U.S. Latino Film” by Cinema Tropical alongside some great fiction and documentary nominees. The film recently screened in Mexico CityVienna and Mumbai.

The film “paints an unfiltered portrait of the state of journalism on the Mexican side of the U.S.-­‐ Mexico border…celebrat[ing] the lives of those working so hard to secure their freedom of the press.”

Documentary Magazine 

“Astounding . . . . Reportero held audiences spellbound as it explored the importance in continuing the fight to report the truth, no matter the cost. . . . A smart and cohesive wakeup call for the world of the importance of freedom of speech in the news-­‐gathering business.”

—Lori Huck, Yahoo! News

“[A] Potent documentary…making one squirm in wonder. ‘In the same circumstances what would I do” Could I be a tenth this brave?” This important film…shouldn’t be missed.”

—Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun Times

March 20, 2013

‘Reportero’ Nominated for Social Impact Media Award

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Reportero SIMA Nomination

We are very pleased to announce that REPORTERO has been nominated for BEST DOCUMENTARY in the Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA) Feature Documentary Category!

Out of 267 films from 84 countries, the pre-selection committee nominated 30 films for SIMA 2013. “These films stood out in their creative approach to impact storytelling, their potential to inspire awareness, compassion and social transformation, and ignite a deeper understanding of how global issues affect the everyday lives of people and societies around the world,” writes SIMA.