Al Otro Lado

Natalie Almada's documentary explores the world of narcocorridos: up-tempo Mexican and Mexican-American ballads about poverty, street life and the poisonous allure of the narcotics trade. Her wide-eyed focus is Magdiel Rubio Burgos, a fisherman's son from a tiny town called La Reforma in Mexico's Sinaloan region, which is notorious for breeding hard men...read more