Sleep Dealer Discussion and Screening
Wednesday, May 27, 6:00 PM
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The event tonight is sold out, but we expect some no-shows. If you are interested, we encourage you to attend and there will probably be room.
The Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination presents "Sleep Dealer" (2009), a Sundance award-winning sci-fi thriller packed with stunning visuals and strong social and political themes.
Discussion after the screening with the director of the film, Alex Rivera.
Rivera is a filmmaker who, for the past fifteen years, has been telling new, urgent, and visually adventurous Latino stories. His first feature film, Sleep Dealer, a science-fiction feature set on the U.S./Mexico border, won awards at the Sundance Film Festival and the Berlin International Film Festival, was screened at the Museum of Modern Art, and had a commercial release in the U.S, France, Japan, and other countries. Alex is a Sundance Fellow, Rockefeller Fellow, and was named one of Variety Magazine’s “10 Directors to Watch.” His recent collaborations have included work with Manu Chao, La Santa Cecilia and Aloe Blacc.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The screening begins at 6:00PM, followed by the discussion and Q&A.
Location: Atkinson Auditorium, first floor of Atkinson Hall.
The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP for admission HERE
This event is supported by the Ray Thomas Edwards Foundation, Sixth College, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Division of Social Sciences, Division of Arts and Humanities, Marshall College, Department of Literature, and the Department of Ethnic Studies