DokuMA Film Festival is an international documentary film festival that will be held from May 29th to June 1st in Makarska, Croatia.
We are proud to announce that the acclaimed feature documentary ‘Narco Culture‘ (Mexico-USA, 2013), filmed and directed by the Israeli director Shaul Schwarz, will have it’s Croatian premiere on May 30th in Makarska, as a part of DokuMA’s Hit Features program.
‘Narco Culture’ provides an insight into Narcocorrido subculture, centered around the controversial music that glorifies the brutality and exploitation of the drug trafficking in Latin America. The likes of El Komander and Buknas de Culiacan are featured in the film that also presents a portrait of the frontline battle in the Mexican drug war.
Shaul Schwarz is a documentary director, cinematographer and a war photographer. He contributed content for CNN, TNT, The Discovery Channel and The History Channel, aswell as Time and National Geographic magazines.
‘Narko Culture’ is his feature debut that premiered at Sundance 2013, and was also featured at Berlin International Film Festivalu and Hot Docs.