600 Miles; A portrait of arms trafficking between the US and Mexico?



The director of 600 miles was interviewed by Carmen Aristegui. In it, talks about the illegal arms trade between the United States and Mexico as part of a failed operation that triggers the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).

The filmmaker said, "I was looking to make the most honest movie I could ... I wanted to do it in the most responsible way, I did not simplify it and say 'these are the good and these the bad', there is a range of grays that's where I'm more interested to move. "

The debut of Gabriel Ripstein is one of the selected films to compete for the Oscar for Best Foreign Film. The film premiered in Mexico on December 4th.