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Gravity’s Cuarón challenges Mexico’s Peña Nieto over energy reforms

By 29 abril, 2014 Sin Comentarios

cuaron perfilThe film-maker Alfonso Cuarón, riding high after winning this year’s best director Oscar, has launched into political activism in his Mexican homeland by throwing down the gauntlet to the president. The London-based director of Gravity published a full-page advertisement in Mexican newspapers on Monday addressed to President Enrique Peña Nieto and demanding answers to 10 questions about the country’s controversial energy reform.

cuaron guardianCuarón explains his advertisement as a response to an interview the president gave two months ago dismissing the director’s earlier low-key public expressions of opposition to the reforms as the result of ignorance about its benefits for the nation.

 

 

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Click here to read Cuaron’s 10 Questions on Enrique Peña Nieto’s energy reform