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Director Shaul Schwarz Talks NARCO CULTURA, His Experiences as a War Photographer, Future Projects, and More – Directed and shot by veteran photojournalist Shaul Schwarz, Narco Cultura is a riveting look at the Mexican drug cartels’ pop culture influence on both sides of the border told from the perspectives of an LA-based narco corrido singer and a Juárez crime scene investigator on the front line of Mexico’s Drug War.

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Shaul Schwarz, Director of Narco Cultura, Spearheads Time Magazine’s Move Into Film

6:16 PM 11/12/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Shaul Schwarz risked his life to make Narco Cultura, the upcoming documentary about the Mexican-American Drug War, but he protected himself and his crew by working smart. "I wasn't about opening a case file and finding out who killed who. That's how you get killed." So Schwarz stepped away from the specific and unprosecuted cases that compose this war (60-70,000 homicides since 2006) to reveal the bigger picture, a situation fueled by US money and guns and perpetuated by policies that “let the bad guys win.”
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