Two Escobars

Zimbalist Bros strike again
María Ester Escobar and Francisco Maturana
Directed by Jeff Zimbalist and Michael Zimbalist

In “The Two Escobars” brothers Jeff and Michael Zimbalist ("Favela rising") have taken three rather straightforward storylines—the rise and fall of a Messianic athlete, the rise and fall of a Robin Hood-like drug kingpin, and, most broadly, the rise and fall of a country—and interwined them into one of the most intensely complex documentaries ever made. You don't walk out of “The Two Escobars” ... more >