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Tricia Ziff reflects on filming pirates and how street vendors are shaping the future of movie distribution

— Films for Pirate

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Trisha Ziff is a documentary filmmaker in Mexico City and director of 2012 documentary The Mexican Suitcase. Inspired by throngs of vendors hawking pirated DVDs for a buck a pop in her swarming megacity, she turned the lens on that street economy. Her upcoming film, Pirate Copy, looks at unexpected reasons for pirating and the people who depend on it. Makeshift caught up with Ziff to hear how it works and what this burgeoning market means for producers like her.

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