Baja Documentaries: Baja Cultural Contributions to the World

Last Updated: December 13, 2012 by
Categories: Mexico

Camera operator setting up the video cameraDocumentary films have some features that make it a genre unlike any other. This part of the film industry was born as a need to catch and show human life in the most realistic way possible by documenting it.

The first few moving images that conserve the past century depict scenes from the Mexican Revolution of trains arriving at stations, villages and life in Mexico City.

In Mexico this genre is not something out of the ordinary, and many of the productions the directors believe that they are a tool of expression, which helps maintain the memory of the way of life in society and of the culture that exists in the country.

Felipe Parra Samano is a great example of this. He is a Mexican documentary filmmaker who has been dedicated the most to rescue, recognize, and help preserve the valuable artistic heritage of Baja California with Baja documentaries.

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