Mexican films highlight dark political past weeks before presidential election

The Washington Post, 6/14/2012

Luis Colosio

Those involved in the films say it’s no coincidence that the releases come just weeks before the election.

“Your vote is secret but you should be informed,” said “Colosio” director Carlos Bolado. “What’s important is for people to know what happened 18 years ago, to recover our memory.”

Many Mexicans seem ready to shake off any bad memories: PRI presidential candidate Enrique Pena Nieto has a strong lead in most polls.

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