In the Mexican state of MichoacÃ¡n, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as “El Doctor,” shepherds a citizen uprising against the Knights Templar, the violent drug cartel that has wreaked havoc on the region for years. Watch Cartel Land (2015) online free stream, However, in my opinion the filmmaker has made a serious and even offensive misstep in trying to create a parallel between the vigilantes of the Autodefensas and the vigilantes of the Arizona Border Recon. These lines between good and evil that I thought were clear became ever more blurry.â, LA Weekly - 2015âs Most Essential Documentaries, "Tear through 2015âs best nonfiction films and youâll see the great range of the modern documentary," including "the nail-biting battle footage of Cartel Land. What makes the vÃ©ritÃ©-style Cartel Land so chilling is its street-level immediacy and the filmmakerâs warts-and-all portrait of these so-called do-goodersâtheyâre no saints. ", Wall Street Journal - âCartel Landâ Review: Blurring the Line Between Hero and Villain, âA Bleakly Persuasive view of a decades-long combat that respects no boundaries, and seems to hold no promises of surcease.Â Mr. Heineman and his colleagues have cast light into the darkness and, most valuably, dramatized the anguish of Mexicoâs innocents in a lawless time.â, "Beautifully shot film is about the hazy territory between questions and answers in the bloody drug wars in Mexico that bleed into Arizona. ", THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER -- Los Angeles Italia Fest to Honor Lady Gaga, Diane Warren. CARTEL LAND wins 3 Emmy Awards for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking. At one point, their leader admits that what they’re doing is wrong, but doesn’t seem to care. ", "A work of both stunning beauty and stunning intimacy. —————————————————-, Cartel Land (2015) Full Movie But even with that unnecessary side story, “Cartel Land” is an unforgettable documentary. There is an astonishing scene that plays out in the city of Apo, where the Autodefensas capture several cartel members. In addition, Cartel Land was nominated for a Gotham Award, Criticsâ Choice Award, and BAFTA Award for Best Documentary, and was recently presented with the 2015 Documentary Award by the prestigious George Polk Awards in Investigative Journalism. Pennebaker on Working With Rock Royalty, Fighting for Access, and His New Animal-Rights Film, "Watching films, itâs like poetry. ", Paste Magazine - In Recap: Sheffield Doc/Fest, "Border thrillerÂ Cartel Land, deserved winner of Doc/Festâs crusading Tim Hetherington Award, is a crushing story of what you already suspected about violence and corruption in Mexico. In that, he succeeds marvelously.â, AM New York - Documentaries To See At The Tribeca Film Festival, âA must see! ", Christian Science Monitor - 'Cartel Land' is eye-opening and shows the shades of grey, âEye-opening!Â thereâs nothing like seeing some of this stuff up close and for real.Â ", Oregonian - 'Cartel Land' review: Vigilantes battle drug traffickers in riveting documentary, GRADE A-.Â RIVETING.Â One of the more heart-pounding, morally complex documentaries of recent-years.Â Heineman puts his camera, and himself, on the front lines.Â The immersion is total.â, Los Angeles Times - 'Cartel Land' goes deep inside vigilantes' fight on both sides of Mexico-U.S. drug war, CRITICS PICK âThe key to success in vÃ©ritÃ© documentaries is âaccess, access, access.âÂ Which is what CARTEL LAND has in compelling amounts.Â The drug war in Mexico has resulted in numerous documentaries.Â CARTEL LAND is one of the most involving because of where its managed to go and what itâs managed to show us.â, âDevastating.Â One of the best documentaries iâve seen this year.Â An extraordinary film.Â Matthew Heineman got unbelievable access.Â A tremendous achievement.Â This has shoot-outs that are scarier than anything Iâve seen in any fiction film.â, Philadelphia Inquirer - Cartel Land' documents dilemmas of drug trade, âAÂ chilling glimpse into a world of violence and vigilantism. ), or the blood that’s on our hands because we’re the ones buying the drugs. CARTEL LAND "led the way with five nominations" - Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking, Direction, Production, Cinematography, and Original Music Score! ", Wall Street Journal - 2015 Sundance Film Festival Unveils Films in Competition, "The work was very powerful this year, with new levels of boldness and intensity coming from the independent film world. Cartel Land nominated for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards! ", Village Voice - BORDER MILITIA DOC âCARTEL LANDâ IS AN ASTONISHMENT, Variety - ââCartel Landâ Blurs Lines Between Good Vs. The film had many the phases, not like the chapters or the episodes, but like a split in the narration to cover the other side of the story. With sequences right out of a war film...This is a film that's both timely and timeless, an examination of what appears to be an unassailable cycle of awfulness. 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Essential viewing! WNYC -- Oscar Nominated Documentaries: Cartel Land. Matthew Heineman sat down with Seth Meyers to talk about Cartel Land! Lead Emmy Nominees. Matthew Heineman is an Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning filmmaker based in New York. You came to the right place! 4921 Albemarle Road, Suite 203, Charlotte, NC 28212 Email: [email protected] Phone: +1 704-274-5656 Phone: +1 980-272-6005 is a documentary that examines what is happening in the Mexican state of Michoacán, in south-west Mexico (about 1,000 miles from the US border), and in a separate story, we also take a look at what some people are doing at the Arizona border with Mexico. ", Medium - This Documentary Matters: 5 Sundance Films to Watch, "Plays like staged battles seen in modern war movies such as The Hurt Locker or American Sniper. ", Vulture - D.A. And exciting! In telling the story it is compelling stuff because what is undeniable is that these are people who have been failed. Heineman vaults us into a true heart of darkness.â, âSpellbinding! Especially fascinating is Dr. Mireles who is the face of the AutoDefensas – a group he pledges will protect communities from the cartels, who clearly have no regard for human life. "The cinematography is a saturated and crystal-clear depiction of this world, with all the agonies, tumult and tragedies on both sides of the border, and every shade of gray in between. It’s just pretentious and, really, disgusting. Cartel Land is waiting on the sidelines gaining the momentum it needs to swoop in and nab the prize for Best Documentary Feature. The two main characters were introduced who are fighting for a same cause, but separated by the international line. Besides Heineman’s obvious talents (and guts), it probably didn’t hurt that one of the doc’s executive producers is Kathryn Bigelow, Oscar-winning director of “The Hurt Locker” and “Zero Dark Thirty”. I recommend this movie to people who are into their documentary/action/drama movies about a physician in Michoacan, Mexico, who leads a citizen uprising against the drug cartel that has wreaked havoc on the region for years. VARIETY - The Look of Silence Wins Top Documentary Award at Cinema Eye. ", SCREEN DAILY - 'Cartel Land' tops iTunes charts in LatAm. Not for the sake of the Academy Awards nominee, you can give it a try if you feel you’re interested to know why the people are taking arms in their hands to fight the evil force that corrupting our society. Cartel Land nominated for Best Documentary! The film follows this path of getting close to the groups, and the majority of the meat is in the Mexican story. Matthew Heineman talks with Ted Johnson for Varietyâs âPopPoliticsâ on SiriusXM about the drug wars and America's appetite for drugs. His latest film CARTEL LAND was nominated for an Academy Award... Start your free trial to watch Cartel Land and other popular TV shows and movies including new releases, classics, Hulu Originals, … Courageous. A sprawling look at the life on the front lines of the war against drug cartels in Mexicoâ, The Dissolve - Crossing Borders At True/False 2015, âRide-along documentaries don't get any more dangerous than Matthew Heineman's Cartel Land, a chilling cross-border exploration of vigilantes trying to fight a drug war their government can't win on their ownâ, Tribeca Film Festival - Here Are The Films In The 2015 Festival Spotlight Section, The Hollywood Reporter - Frightening Doc On Arizona's Lack of Border Control, âSpellbinding! That’s not an intellectually fascinating parallel, as the filmmaker apparently believes. Bigelow supports many environmental and animal welfare charities, in addition to the EOD Memorial Foundation, Wounded Warrior Foundation & Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation. Click the link. Learning how desperate the vigilantes are to protect their homes, turf and way of life, we are left with little doubt of their mission. Matthew Heineman nominated by the Directors Guild of America for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for Cartel Land! At the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, Heineman received both the Directing Award and Special Jury Award for Cinematography in the U.S. I’ve rarely praised either of these in other documentaries, but the cinematography and the score are both magnificent. âI hope this film will give voice to those trapped in the cycle of violence,â Heineman said in his acceptance. The stories of two men and their undertaking was the prime focus. Thompson executive produces the divisionâs original productions including: AMERICAN TEEN, THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE and THE IMPOSTER. I thought ‘Heli’ was a fictional work. not the cartel). Reviewer 11: They often decapitate their victims and sometimes use the internet to publicize videos and photos of their brutality. The cartels value for life did shock me and I can’t imagine how it must be to live your life in fear, 24 hours a day. ", VARIETY -- âThe Revenantâ Director Alejandro G. Inarritu Wins DGA Movie Award, ANTHEM MAGAZINE -- Matthew Heineman Bites the Bullet, Heineman: "My goal with the film was to provide a human faceâan emotional and personal lookâto how this violence was affecting everyday people. Filmmaker Matthew Heineman examines the state of the ongoing drug problem along the U.S.-Mexican The film does a good job of bringing us inside the two different vigilante groups, letting us support what they are trying to do, while also letting us see that perhaps not everyone has the most moral of motives (for instance speaking as a liberal, I think it put a human face on those in the US patrolling the border, but then hard to swallow one of them declaring that the US should be for only one race). Reviewer 5: Director / Producer / Cinematographer / Editor. The people behind this went to great lengths to get some really(!) Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. They murder men, women and children, and even celebrate those deaths. Start your free trial to watch Cartel Land and other popular TV shows and movies including new releases, classics, Hulu Originals, and more. ", â"ââA complex, harrowing documentary about drug gangsâ grip on Mexico (and the Mexican-American borderlands) that doubles as a portrait of the difficulties of grassroots revolutionary movements.â", "âCâartel Land, which tellingly won both the director and cinematography prizes at Sundance earlier this year, combines both qualities to devastating effect, like real life framed as a breathlessly paced thriller.â", INDIEWIRE: The Playlist - The 20 Best Documentaries Of 2015 So Far, "The drugs war south of the border, and its impact in the U.S, has been a popular one in film in recent years, from 'Traffic' through 'Breaking Bad' to Cannes thriller 'Sicario,' but few have captured the complexities and horrors as well as Matthew Heinemanâs film. ", The Hollywood Reporter - Savannah Film Fest: Directors of 9 Top 2015 Docs Discuss Challenges, Rewards of Filmmaking, "Matthew Heineman [...and eight other 2015 documentary directors] sat down with THR's Scott Feinberg on the campus of SCAD. Review: What a brilliant documentary! Outstanding Cinematography in a Nonfiction Program, and Outstanding Sound Editing in a Nonfiction Program! Scott began his music career at the age of twelve playing guitar with reggae and blues bands on the small island of St. Croix in the Unites States Virgin Islands. “Cartel Land” made quite a splash at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, and when out of the blue this showed up at my local art-house theater here in Cincinnati this weekend, I couldn’t believe my luck and went to see it right away. The response being everyday people rising up to fight back, and examining the ramifications when citizens decide to take the law into their own hands. It displays another form of terrorism that seems not as apparent as, say, Islamic fundamentalism but is no less a threat to the people where it takes place, though oddly enough what the film shows is the danger of vigilantism as well. More importantly, his camera doesn't judge as much as it shows the complexity of the country's violence. Thompson also EP'd two scripted Lifetime Films' features: LAST OF ROBIN HOOD, which premiered at TIFF in 2013 and released by Goldwyn, and the forthcoming LILA AND EVE, starring Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez. A powerful film overall, and one that works best by the way it speaks of the problems with those with the power to try to address some of this, and does so by focusing on those starting out with none. Matthew Heineman: âI am profoundly honored by this Oscar nomination. Cartel Land nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature! He says that they’ll continue cooking meth “as long as God allows it”. As a film director/producer, she has crafted a singular body of work that challenges genre norms and offers viscerally stunning portraits of characters and conflicts resonant to contemporary culture. It’s a shame that it doesn’t work much better, since there’s a lot of potent, incendiary stuff here. If you get an opportunity to check this out and draw your own conclusions, be it at the theater, on Amazon Instant Video, or eventually on DVD/Blu-ray, do not miss it! Here's how. Variety - Cinema Eyeâs âUnforgettablesâ Honorees Include Amy Winehouse, Angulo Brothers, Dr. Jose Manuel Mireles selected for Cinema Eye's list of The Unforgettables - "the yearâs most notable and significant nonfiction film subjects. This exploration is what really makes this documentary great. Hollywood News - Michael Mooreâs âWhere to Invade Nextâ: Looking at potential Best Documentary Feature contenders, "This doc from Matthew Heineman is possibly the most exciting of the lot, with an added timeliness to boot. Cartel Land: How far should we go trying to stop the Mexican drug war? Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2015: 'Cartel Land' and the Never-Ending Story of the Drug War Cynthia Fuchs 12 Jun 2015 Cartel Land reveals the false opposition between good and evil in … Bigelow also recently created the Public Service Announcement Last Days, and was awarded The Humane Society of the United States Genesis Award in 2014 for Outstanding Short Film. In 2011, MoMA honored Bigelowâs work in both film and the visual arts with a showcase and exhibition entitled "Crafting Genre: Kathryn Bigelow.". 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Beware, on several occasions there is shocking forage or pictures, and this documentary is most certainly not for the faint of heart. Production: With their faces covered, this small group of men goes about their business unfettered and they even talk to the camera. Second, the ‘parallel’ story of the Arizona Border Recon, with veterans taking it on themselves to patrol the border to keep migrants out, falls utterly short and frankly looks a bit silly as compared to the stuff we see happening in Michoacán. They control large swaths of land, including some cities and towns, causing local residents to live in fear. Nothing short of spectacular. Round-Up: This brilliant documentary was put together by Matthew Heineman who brought you Overcoming The Storm, which is about several residents returning to there homes in New Orleans after hurricane Katrina, Our Time, which is about 4 youths who travel across America to ask there peers serious questions about life in America today and Escape Fire: The Fight Of Rescue American Healthcare, which uncovers the U.S. Healthcare systems true design. Anything might happen, so wait and see. It’s all on Hulu. The involved parties include the affected communities (in Mexico and Arizona), the governments and affiliated agencies (DEA, Border Patrol), the ever-expanding vigilante groups of citizens (Arizona Border Recon, AutoDefensas), and of course the cartels (focus on Knights Templar). The directorâs access has ensured that we get scenes of startling, real-life violence and hair-raising suspense. He then decided to use his savings to put together an elite force called the Arizona Border Recon in Arizona’s Altar Valley, to stop the drug cartels from bringing there drugs into America and to stop the war causing any problems across the border. The tragic consequences of this failure are made disturbingly real in the film. By seeing its poster, my mind was very clear that it definitely some serious subject. – United States of America The DocGroupâs projects include the ground-breaking GIRL RISING, a feature film and a global campaign to support girlsâeducation in developing countries. Movie Synopsis: Meanwhile, in Arizona's Altar Valley â a narrow, 52-mile-long desert corridor known as Cocaine Alley â Tim "Nailer" Foley, an American veteran, heads a small paramilitary group called Arizona Border Recon, whose goal is to stop Mexicoâs drug wars from seeping across our border. FLAVORWIRE -- â1000 People Can Watch the Film and Have 1000 Different Takeawaysâ: Oscar Nominee Matthew Heineman on the Dangers and Complexities of âCartel Landâ, Heineman: "Thereâs no silver bullet in this fight. ", Style.com - Seth Meyers Hosts a New Â York Screening of the Kathryn Bigelow-Produced Â Doc,Â âCartel Land', "I think we all think the drug war is a big issue, and to see a film that really delves into it and to see how it affects people on both sides of the border is really fascinating. Other recent projects include AMERICA IN PRIMETIME, a four part PBS series showcasing the creative minds behind the new golden age of television; the Peabody award-winning ABC News Special, TO IRAQ AND BACK; and the Academy Award nominated documentary OPERATION HOMECOMING. If you want to make a documentary to show that anti- immigrant wingnuts are people too, go ahead, but don’t try to compare the Arizona Border Recon to the Autodefensas. When it comes to the filmmaking, I don’t know how it was made. Compellingâ¦One of the best documentaries of the yearâ¦It is the rare documentary that is as thrilling as a feature film but which allows for the frustrating complexity of real life. Heineman wants to thrill us and shock us into awareness. On the other side, the man’s contribution becomes the nation and international news and publicity. Enjoy Your Free Full HD Movies! "It is powerfully visceral and engaging: its setting evokes a classic western movie, frontier lands and charismatic cowboys, but here the characters are painfully real, as are their battles. “Cartel Land” does things that I’ve never seen before in any documentary and does others better than I’ve ever seen them done. ", VICE - Watch the Trailer for the Sundance Award-Winning Doc, âCartel Land', âThis July, VICE will partner with The Orchard to promote the release of Cartel Landâa Sundance Awardâwinning documentary about two vigilante groups and their shared enemy, the drug cartels who wreak havoc on their towns.â, Collider - Cartel Land Trailer Teases Incredibly Intense, Unsettling Documentary, âEssential viewing! Meanwhile, Jose Mireles leads the Autodefensas, whose members carry similar weapons in their quest to root out members of the ruthless drug cartel which operates in the area around the western Mexican state of Michoacán. http://tinyurl.com/gtedzpo ", Indiewire - Sundance Review: Vibrant, Electrifying Narco Wars Documentary 'Cartel Land', "A chilling, heart-pounding, hell-ride into the front lines of battleâ¦ Aesthetically, it is a vibrant, electrifying work, with stunning visuals and a sure handâ¦Heineman, in placing himself in such danger, has managed to create a remarkable and distinctive film that takes on a difficult issue that cannot be so conveniently remedied or ignored. However, the idea that U.S. government, police, and military have failed to protect the citizens of Arizona from cartel-sponsored violence is just absurd. In a small town on the southern border of the US, a small paramilitary team headed by Tim has taken such a measure to prevent the all kinds of trafficking. Delivers the narrative propulsion and satisfaction of a first-rate fiction thriller.". Recently Matt worked with cinematographer Tony Hardmon and director Ellen Goosenberg on HBOâs CRISIS HOTLINE: VETERANS PRESS 1, which was nominated for an Emmy and short listed for the 2015 Academy Awards Documentary Short Subject Category. The film’s title refers to areas of Mexico – and areas of the United States as well. In 2002, Scott was named Grand Prize Winner in the Turner Classic Movies Young Film Composers Competition and was commissioned to compose several original scores to classic silent films such as LAUGH, CLOWN, LAUGH (1928) starring Lon Chaney and Loretta Young and the dark Parisian romance THE RED LILY (1924). ", Backstage - 5 Free Talkbacks With Film Visionaries, "Dubbed a âclassic Western set in the 21st century,â âCartel Landâ follows the vigilantes on both sides of the Mexican-American border, and is likely to be on everyoneâs mind come awards season. Comparing the two insults the Mexican people’s suffering and the Autodefensas courage, however flawed their leaders and unsuccessful their efforts may be. They even evoke the name of their god to justify their actions. Filmmaker Matthew Heineman embeds himself in the heart of darkness as Nailer, El Doctor, and the cartel each vie to bring their own brand of justice to a society where institutions have failed. A warning though: There were some scenes here where I had to look away because of the images shown. In 1993, he left his island home to major in music at Princeton University where he discovered jazz and classical music turning his whole musical world upside down. CARTEL LAND named the #8 film of 2015 -- "rarely has a documentary created such tension"! 1. Since moving to Los Angeles, the 24-year-old Greenberg has worked with legendary artist Randy Newman, written songs for numerous others and can be seen performing his own work at venues around town. He has scored multiple festival award winning short films and composed music for national television commercials. In such circumstance, a fame can turn the destiny of a man on whatever side. This documentary is about Mexico and cartels, but it is also about vigilantism in general. VARIETY - Media Frenzy Over Sean Pennâs El Chapo Interview Obscures Brutality. VARIETY - BAFTA Nominations: âBridge of Spies,â âCarolâ Lead Film Awards Race. But during the conclusion, brought back to the track and clarified many doubts, yet leave a few unanswered. Directed by Matthew Heineman. Citizens want safety, but what is it that the government wants? Cartel Land had its broadcast premiere January 4, 2016, on A&E! But the film amounts to much more than just amazing visuals. Ver Cartel Land | Pelicula Completa en Español Latino - Castellano - Subtitulado. 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