Mexico City is a city on the brink. A new power player in media, the Mexican capital plays host to Mexican, America and European film crews hoping to capture its vibrant beauty and rich history. Tour the city’s distinct neighborhoods with Enrique Ramirez for glimpses of Mexican cinema’s past, and its future. Stop by the offices of Canana Film, the production company founded by two of Mexico’s hottest young actors, Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna. Then visit Estudios Churubusco, one of North America’s most revered, and longest-operating, studios, and home to Julie Traymor’s Frida, Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet and James Cameron’s Titanic.
About Your Guide: Enrique Ramirez is an architectural historian who writes about cities and film.