Alex Rivera

CLLAS Distinguished Lecture in Latinx & Latin American Studies: Filmmaker Alex Rivera

April 14, 2020
6:00 pm

Lecture:  “The Border as a Way of Seeing” 
6pm, April 14, 2020 
Straub Hall 156 
University of Oregon 

Film Screening: The Infiltrators 
6pm, April 16, 2020 
Bijou Art Cinemas
492 E 13th Avenue 

Alex Rivera is a filmmaker who’s been telling ground-breaking Latino stories for more than twenty years. His first feature film, a cyberpunk thriller set in Tijuana, Mexico, Sleep Dealer, won multiple awards at Sundance and was screened around the world. Rivera’s second feature film, a documentary/scripted hybrid set in an immigrant detention center, The Infiltrators, won both the Audience Award and the Innovator Award at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and is being released theatrically in the U.S. in 2020. Rivera’s work has been supported by the Ford Foundation, the Tribeca Film Institute, the Open Society Institute, and many others.

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CLLAS Common Reading Brunch with author Helena María Viramontes / Photos by Mike Bragg / Courtesy of the UO Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

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