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French documentary filmmaker murdered

Christian Poveda, the filmmaker behind the controversial doc La Vida Loca (Crazy Life), about a dangerous El Salvador gang, was found dead 10 miles outside of San Salvador. Poveda was apparently ambushed after leaving the territory of the gang, and shot in the head.
September 3, 2009

Christian Poveda, the filmmaker behind the controversial doc La Vida Loca (Crazy Life), about a dangerous El Salvador gang, was found dead 10 miles outside of San Salvador. Poveda was apparently ambushed after leaving the territory of the gang, and shot in the head.

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