La Frontera: Season 2, Episode 3 - Back to the Middle

Darren Durlach | Documentary, Series

2023 | 55 minutes | United States

Pati Jinich travels from Nogales through the border region of New Mexico and Chihuahua, which offers some of the most unique and bio-diverse places in the world.


Pati Jinich travels from Nogales through the border region of New Mexico and Chihuahua, which offers some of the most unique and biodiverse places in the world. She meets famed architect Ronald Rael, observes migratory species affected by the border wall, visits a remote Mennontie camp, and more.

Series Description
Savor the sights, sounds, and flavors of the U.S.-Mexico border alongside acclaimed chef and James Beard Award-winning host Pati Jinich as she experiences the region’s rich culture, people, and cuisine. Travel with Pati to El Paso, Ciudad Juárez, Laredo, Nuevo Laredo, McAllen, and Brownsville as she shares meals with locals from all walks of life and reflects on the melding of cultures.

Main credits

Durlach, Darren (film director)
Elvir, Renier (film producer)
Jinich, Pati (host)
Jinich, Pati (creator)

Other credits

Cinematography, Tyler Davis; editors, Doug Legore [and 4 others].

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DIRECTOR: Darren Durlach

NATIONALITY: United States

YEAR: 2023

GENRE: Documentary, Series

LANGUAGE: English; Spanish

COLOR / B&W: Color

GRADE LEVEL: Upper Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College, Adults



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