López Moctezuma, born in Mexico City in 1932, was the son of a judge, and his family originally wanted him to study law as well. However, the young man rebelled and eventually became involved in painting, the theatre, and radio/tv work. In 1959, he created “Panorama de Jazz,” a program on Radio UNAM that—although López Moctezuma left it after a few years—became an institution in Mexico and ran for more than 35 years. His last radio show ended in April 1995. López Moctezuma also worked in television for many years, mostly on “cultural” programs, and continued his stage career.
While López Moctezuma—in an interview with Beatriz Reyes Nevares for the book The Mexican Cinema: Interviews with 13 Directors… read more