Ayotzinapa: Crónica de un crimen de estado / Ayotzinapa: Chronicle of a State Crime

A film by Xavier Robles

This film was screened as a part of the 2016 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF19)



Mexico, Social Issue/Human Rights Documentary, 2015
101 min, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

AYOTZINAPA: CHRONICLE OF A STATE CRIME is the testimonial and documented story about the forced disappearance of 43 teacher trainee students. It exposes the criminal complicity between the police and military authorities, as well as between Mexican politicians and entrepreneurs, who appear to be different forces, but satisfy the same interest.

Austin Festival Premiere


About the director

Xavier-RoblesXavier Robles was born in 1949 in Teziutlan, Puebla, Mexico. He is a writer and director, known for ROJO AMANECER (1990), which won 9 Mexican Ariels, among other international festival awards, as well as LA CAMIONETA GRIS (1990) and BAJO LA METRALLA (1983). He is married to Guadalupe Ortega, producer of AYOTZINAPA: CHRONICLE OF A STATE CRIME.



Producer: Guadalupe Ortega
Production Companies: El Principio, Producciones en Cine y Video
Screenwriter: Xavier Robles
Cinematographer: Bruno Santamaría
Editor: Paloma Robles
Sound Design: Acelo Ruiz
Music: Juanjo Rodríguez

Print Source: Elizabeth Juarez, elizabethjuarez4107@gmail.com