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" Health is the one thing we all have in common regardless of race, creed, or income. Everyone should participate in creating the solutions. "
" When you are part of a cartel, you don't have a Costco card that says, 'I'm a card-carrying member of the cartel.' "
" ISIS is an idea. And we have to fight this idea with the same tools that they're using. "
" I don't start out making films with a certain goal in mind. "
" I was fascinated by what happens when government institutions fail and citizens take the law into their own hands. "
" I'm not a war reporter. "
" The story is supposed to change; it's supposed to evolve. In making 'Cartel Land,' I ended up with a much, much different story than I started with. "
" Just like with America, there are many Americas, and there are many different Mexicos. "
" I want to move people to think and ponder the question of their own healthcare. And it doesn't need to be political thinking. "
" There's this fascination in America that more is better: we want that procedure. And more is not necessarily better when it comes to health care. We as consumers really need to understand that. "
" We have a disease care system, not a health care system. "
" We have a fee-for-service system that rewards quantity, not quality: profit-driven care rather than patient-driven care. So doctors order more tests, more procedures, and more drugs - we actually consume more prescription drugs in the U.S. than the rest of the world combined. "
" I love the challenge of taking these really complicated subjects and trying to humanise them. "
" We mainly shot 'Cartel Land' with the Canon C300. The camera was dropped, smashed, hit by guns, in dust storms, torrential rain, and it never, ever failed. "
" My job is to generate discussion. "
" What Americans desperately need is a way to transition from the current system - which is fragmented and focuses on high-cost, high-tech interventions after illness strikes - to a modern system that delivers coordinated, high-touch, lower-cost, patient-centered care with an emphasis on primary care and prevention. "
" I found out I wanted to be a filmmaker almost by accident after graduating from college in 2005. "
" I barely speak Spanish. "
" The contrast of ISIL's videos - which proclaim a fully-functioning and prosperous state - with those of RBSS, which captured the dysfunction and violence of everyday life, is shocking. In a sense, it's a war of ideas, a war of propaganda, a war being waged with cameras and computers, not just guns. "
" My favorite way of making films - and what has allowed me to get key scenes in 'Cartel Land' and 'City of Ghosts' - has been when I've been able to operate alone. "
" I think health care is incredibly, incredibly important. "
" Too often, we rely on other people - whether it be politicians or institutions - to effect change. "
" Sundance is incredible and has been very important for my career as a filmmaker, but it's also not the only route to success. There are a ton of great movies that don't get in and go on and do wonderfully. "
" Sound is the most important thing on any film, especially documentaries. "
" I think we as a society, a global community, we as governments, need to figure out ways to combat ISIS, not just as a military force but as an idea. "
" I almost obsessively began reading about what was happening with the so-called Islamic State. But I couldn't find an angle on the story. "
" At medical centers such as the Cleveland Clinic and Kaiser Permanente, teams of doctors and nurses provide coordinated care while working for salary instead of getting paid for every procedure. "
" I'm so grateful to be part of the Sundance family. "
" We have this fascination that more is better, and we - what we learned was more isn't better ; that more care can actually hurt you. That fascination with the quick fix is often hurting us. One-third of health-care spending doesn't even improve health care. "
" I don't like to talk about myself. "
" So much of the access that I was able to gain with the Autodefensas was over months, not days. "