15 Mexican Directors You Should Be Watching

It's no secret that Mexican films are breaking all kinds of box-office records. Eugenio Derbez's bilingual comedy Instructions Not Included became the highest-grossing Spanish-language movie in U.S. history last month. A few weeks later, Alfonso Cuaron's thrilling drama Gravity impressed critics and audiences worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing October release ever. And, most recently, Pulling Strings became the surprise indie hit of the year

Hispanic audiences comprise a huge portion of movie-goers, so it's no surprise that more Latino themed flicks are hitting the big screen. Check out some of the Latinos and Latinas behind the camera with our list of the 15 Mexican directors you should be watching:

Share this 
About this author

Cristina Arreola, Editorial Assistant

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to BrooklynNew York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or baking her favorite sweets. You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

Like this post? Contribute to the discussion!