These documentaries on Mexico City will change your views
The largest Spanish-speaking metropolis in the world
There are so many factors that make Mexico City a destination of interest. From its long, fascinating history to the modern art, food, and culture that is waiting around every corner of this booming city. Initially reported by Culture Trip, check out this list of documentary films that will give you a taste of Mexico City from the comforts of your home:
1. 'World’s Busiest Cities: Mexico City'
This episode of the BBC series is a detailed look at both the downfalls and triumphs Mexico City has experienced in recent years.
2. 'Super Amigos'
This comedic documentary follows five social justice warriors. Dressed in the traditional lucha libre masks and ensembles, these superheros take their skills away from the ring and into the streets to fight crime.
This award-winning documentary shows audiences a side of Mexico City that often is forgotten. Gorgeous Aztec floating gardens called las chinampas are in danger of being destroyed due to lack of care and resources. This short film is sure to make you want to see the natural wonder as soon as you can.
4. 'Chef’s Table: Enrique Olvera'
It's really all about the food, isn't it? This episode of Netflix's 'Chef's Table' features Mexico City's culinary celebrity Enrique Olvera. Taking a different approach to staple dishes, this documentary episode will make you re-think everything you once thought about dining in Mexico City.
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