May 26, 2008

Bordertown movie with Jennifer Lopez opens in theaters in Mexico

Bordertown opens; Juarez media imposes blackout on publicity

By Kelly McKenzie
May 25, 2008

The movie "Bordertown" starring Jennifer Lopez opened in theaters in Mexico this month. The movie is a fictional account of the murders of women in Juarez, a border city across from El Paso, Texas. The movie also was shown in Juarez, but due to the Juarez media blackout, publicity was limited to the Internet and word of mouth. In the United States, the movie has been released on DVD.