Chan Centre Connects | Hecho en México

(Made in Mexico)
Mexico 2012. Dir: Duncan Bridgeman. 98 min. Blu-ray Disc

This vibrant, uplifting, and highly musical 2012 documentary beautifully portrays the richness and complexity of Mexican arts, culture, and identity, using the country’s lively folk, pop, rock, and rap traditions as a driving force. Set against breathtaking landscapes and featuring a stellar soundtrack — including upcoming Chan Centre performer Lila Downs — the film takes you on a journey to the heart of a country filled with poignant customs, thrilling artistry, and innovative creative collaborations. With Diego Luna, Rubén Albarrán, Alejandro Fernández, Carla Morrison, and Kinky. “Shot with energy and verve ... Duncan Bridgeman’s exhilarating and illuminating documentary is a fascinating glimpse into how Mexicans view themselves” (Mark Adams, Screen Daily).

This screening of Hecho en México is presented in conjunction with the performance of Lila Downs at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts on Saturday, March 10, at 8:00 pm.

The Chan Centre Connects Series presents outreach activities related to visiting artists performing in the annual concert season at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC. For more information on these events, please visit