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Wed 5/11: Guest Lecture: Alex Rivera

When: Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: UCSD Price Center, 9500 Gilman Drive, San Diego

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Description: <p>The Adam D. Kamil Guest Lecture was established to inspire UCSD undergraduate students and to provide insight into the career of an established artist working in media production. Alex Rivera is an award-winning filmmaker whose work explores themes of globalization, migration, and technology. His first feature, a cyberpunk thriller set in Mexico, &lsquo;Sleep Dealer,&rsquo; won multiple awards at Sundance and Berlin. Rivera&rsquo;s second feature, a documentary/scripted hybrid set in an immigrant detention center, &lsquo;The Infiltrators,&rsquo; won the NEXT: Audience Award and the Innovator Award at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, was released theatrically in the U.S., and is currently being developed as a scripted series by Blumhouse. Rivera is a 2021 MacArthur Fellow, a Sundance Fellow, and was The Rothschild Lecturer at Harvard University. He studied at Hampshire College and lives in Los Angeles.</p>

Source: SD Reader

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