Enemigos by Gabriel Figueroa
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The man who created the Mexican sky

Filmmaker Gabriel Figueroa was influential in creating a stylised image of Mexico. His son discusses the origin of these iconic shots.

Gabriel Figueroa was one of the most influential cinematographers during Mexico's golden age of cinema.

His evocative work created a visually stunning representation of the country, and his influence extended to filmmakers in both Mexico and America, as well as Mexico's celebrated mural artists.

His work is on display at the Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington DC until 3 November.

Figueroa's son talked to the BBC about his father's legacy and the lasting impact of his work around the world.

Filmed and edited by Bill McKenna