Bernardo Ruiz is taking America inside the the U.S.-Mexico drug war…
The Mexican American filmmaker, who previously directed and produced the documentary Reportero about attacks on the press in Mexico, will bring his latest documentary to PBS.
The public broadcaster has announced plans to air Ruiz’s Kingdom of Shadows as part of its acclaimed Point-of-View Documentary Films program.
In the film, directed and produced by Ruiz, takes an unflinching look at the hard choices and destructive consequences of the U.S.-Mexico drug war. Witness the human side of the conflict through the eyes of a U.S. drug enforcement agent, an activist nun in Mexico and a former Texas smuggler.
PBS will air POV Kingdom of Shadows on Monday, September 19 from 10:00 – 11:30 pm ET.