A Borderland Pictures production
A film by Jordan deBree and Clayton Worfolk
Produced in association with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
Begins airing Friday, March 20, 2009
More than 6,000 people died in Mexico's drug-related violence last year. One of the highest death tolls was in the city of Culiacán, the birthplace of Mexico's most powerful drug cartels. It's also home to the "narco-corrido," a style of music celebrating smugglers and bandits. But in the midst of an escalating drug war, even the music you play can be a fatal choice.