A documentary film list about social change.

Films with the Mexico tag:

And so it is: A look at the lesbian feminist movement in México [2019]

LGBTQIA Feminism Mexico

A journey through the history of the lesbian rights movement in Mexico, from its beginnings to the present, as told through the experiences of the members of Clóset de Sor Juana, an organization founded in 1992. Archival material complement this story of the past and present of a movement.




Zapatista [1999]

Mexico NAFTA Workers Rights

Jan. 1 1994: The Day the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went in effect. A few minutes after midnight in Southeastern Mexico, several thousand Indian soldiers take over half the state of Chiapas, declaring a war against global corporate power and for humanity. They call themselves the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN). Zapatista is the definitive look at the uprising in Chiapas. it is the story of the Mayan peasant uprising, armed with sticks and their word against a first world military. It is the story of a global movement that has fought 175,000 federal troops to a standstill and transformed Mexican culture and international political cultural forever.