LuisCarlos Davis' first documentary, 369 Miles: Living the Border, was a well-received documentary that Davis put a lot of his heart into as someone who grew up on both sides of the border.
Tonight at 9 p.m. you can see Davis' next work, La Industria, which makes its online debut on his production company's YouTube channel, Fence Productions.
Synopsis of La Industria:
In many parts of Mexico, there's an informal industry sprouting perpetrated by organized criminals, extortionists, and kidnappers. This is a very lucrative industry relying on extensive kidnapping techniques. In many cases, if authorizes are warned or a family members make a wrong move, the prey never makes it back home. Victor, a local orange vendor receives a call letting him know that his wife Bea has been kidnapped and demanding that if he does not make a cash deposit within 20 minutes after the call, he will receive the head of his wife at his doorstep.
In adjacent apartments that resemble broom closets with windows, three young, ambitious neighbors come together to discuss,… More