Sam Quiñones

Los Chalinillos

Photos by Gregory Bojorquez A couple of years ago, a young South-Central singer named Jessie Morales put out an album called Homenaje a Chalino Sánchez (Homage to Chalino Sánchez). Morales, known as El Original de la Sierra, was still relatively unknown, so a good many people were surprised when the......

Law and Disorder

The offer of a million dollars was what frightened Luis Estrada most of all. An independent filmmaker based in Mexico City, Estrada had just finished La Ley de Herodes (Herod’s Law), a black comedy about the Mexican political system. Shown only once publicly, the film had already alarmed important and......
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