Screening: Reportero

Directed by Bernardo Ruiz (Mexico, 2012)

Film Screening and Director's Talk

March 30, 2015

"Reportero" - A talk with director Bernardo Ruiz


“Reportero” follows a veteran reporter and his colleagues at Zeta, a Tijuana-based independent newsweekly, in one of the deadliest places in the world for the media. As the drug war intensifies in Mexico and the risks to journalists become greater, will the free press be silenced? 72 minutes. Spanish with English subtitles.

Event Description

The film will be followed by a discussion with the film’s director.


Co-sponsored with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists- UC Berkeley Student Chapter.

More Information

Read "Mexico: Reporting Under Threat" by Yolanda Martinez in the Fall 2015 Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies.

“A solidly constructed, well-shot docu about the lethal perils of truth-telling south of the border” —Ronnie Scheib, Variety