Screening and Q&A with director Alex Rivera: SLEEP DEALER

Department: Film and Media Studies

Date and Time: May 11, 2017 | 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Event Location: McCormick Screening Room, HG 1070

Event Details

Film Screening of the Transborder Sci-Fi "Sleep Dealer" and Q&A with Filmmaker Alex Rivera

Alex Rivera is a digital artist and filmmaker who has lectured at Harvard University and was named by VARIETY as one of the "10 directors to watch." His first feature-film, the transborder sci-fi SLEEP DEALER won multiple awards at Sundance Film Festival and has been screened at the Berlin Film Festival, New York's Museum of Modern Art, and commercially in Europe and Japan, as well as the United States.

Reception 5:15 pm in HG Courtyard
Screening 6:00 pm in HG 1070

Forum lecture by Alex Rivera "The Future of Latinx Futurism in Media"
11:00-12:00 pm
BS 1200

Sponsored by the UCI Illuminations, Center for Latin American Studies, UCHRI, Humanities Core, Bowers Museum, and the Department of Film & Media Studies