Oscar-nominated director Sebastian Junger and Emmy-winning producer Nick Quested had been accused of being undercover cops by violent drug runners whereas filming their Nationwide Geographic doc “Blood on the Wall.”
The movie delves into the lives of Central American households risking every part emigrate to the US whereas traffickers transfer medication and cash throughout the similar border.
At a digital premiere and panel for the movie, Junger and Quested revealed, “We had been in a super-sketchy space to satisfy two guys in a motel room who had been awaiting money for a drug cargo. We had been chatting whereas the digicam was on … And these guys had been doing slightly blow, smoking weed, extra blow, extra weed, many times over three hours. The cash was meant to show up, however then they heard the cash received detoured. Proper after that, a helicopter highlight fully lit up this sketchy motel crammed with sellers. Two weapons had been on the desk, and one in every of the guys began yelling at us, ‘You’re the f - - king police!’”
Quested responded, “We’re not the police, and simply so , that is all in the movie!”
Attendees at the Cinema Society occasion included Judd Apatow, Darren Aronofsky, Matt Bomer, Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Sophia Bush, Katie Couric, Judith Mild, Kyle MacLachlan, Griffin Dunne and Marisa Berenson.