With an AK-47 and a bazooka on my shoulder / Cross my path and I’ll chop your head off / We’re bloodthirsty, crazy, and we like to kill.
So goes the song by Buknas de Culiacan, a narcorrido band documented in Shaul Schwarz‘s new film Narco Cultura. The music, and its glorification of Mexico’s violent drug cartels, has become a seeping cultural influence on both sides of the border – you may remember an opening sequence in the AMC series Breaking Bad that featured a narcorrido ballad to meth kingpin Heisenberg (via Mother Jones).
Narco Cultura opens November 22.
This looks amazing
Congrats to Shaul! Can’t wait to see this finally.
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