"Sleep Dealer" with filmmaker Alex Rivera


04/07/2010 - 04/08/2010    
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

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A dystopian fable of globalization disguised as a science-fiction adventure, by a New York-based media artist whose work strives to address concerns of the Latino community through a highly stylized cinematic language of genre, satire, digital imaging, and anything else that might serve the cause.

Sleep Dealer poster

Co-sponsored by the Arts Department at Rensselaer. Part of iEAR Presents!

See the trailer and read more reviews here.

About Alex Rivera

Alex Rivera is a New York City based digital media artist and filmmaker.  Rivera’s first feature film, SLEEP DEALER premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2008 where it won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award and the Alfred P. Sloan Award. His work has been screened at The Berlin International Film Festival, New Directors/New Films, The Guggenheim Museum, PBS, Telluride, and other international venues.