La Frontera: Season 1, Episode 1 - Miles from Nowhere

Darren Durlach | Documentary, Series

2021 | 55 minutes | United States

Pati travels from El Paso and Ciudad Juarez to Big Bend National Park. She discovers the people, places, and food that make the culture and economy of the region distinct.


Pati Jinich travels from El Paso and Ciudad Juarez to Big Bend National Park. She discovers the people, places, and food that make it unique. Old and new friends help Pati discover the best places to eat and what makes the culture and economy of the region distinct.

Series Description
Savor the sights, sounds, and flavors of the U.S.-Mexico border alongside acclaimed chef and James Beard Award-winning host Pati Jinich as she experiences the region’s rich culture, people, and cuisine. Travel with Pati to El Paso, Ciudad Juárez, Laredo, Nuevo Laredo, McAllen, and Brownsville as she shares meals with locals from all walks of life and reflects on the melding of cultures.

Main credits

Connell, Dan (film director)
Epstein, Jessica (film producer)
Jinich, Pati (host)
Jinich, Pati (creator)

Other credits

Cinematography, James Ogle; editors, Ryan Schoonmaker, Paige Theisse.

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DIRECTOR: Darren Durlach

NATIONALITY: United States

YEAR: 2021

GENRE: Documentary, Series

LANGUAGE: English; Spanish

COLOR / B&W: Color

GRADE LEVEL: Upper Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College, Adults



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