As the presidential campaigns geared up this year, the issues most impacting our planet often got drowned out by the posturing, positioning and preening of the candidates. Get a true sense of what ails us — and how solutions might be developed. Here are some the year’s social issue documentaries. O ne film listed is Cartel Land
The relationship between Mexico and the US has been historically dominated by issues of drugs, violence and illegal immigration. What happens when two unrelated individuals on either side of the border take matters into their own hands and try to come up with solutions? Cartel Land doesn’t provide clear or easy answers but it transports audiences into the middle of the problems.