The Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination presents

"Sleep Dealer"

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.
UC San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP for admission HERE


Please buy a permit first at Hopkins Parking Structure.

Directions: to Atkinson Hall | to Hopkins Parking Structure

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

Sleep Dealer
Original release date: April 17, 2009
Rating: PG-13
Genre: Science fiction
Director: Alex Rivera
Running time: 89 mins

Related Links:

The Arthur C Clarke Center for Human Imagination

The Arthur C. Clarke Foundation

The Ray Thomas Edwards Foundation

Alex Rivera

Sheldon Brown
Director, UC San Diego The Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination
Professor, UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts

Still image from Sleep Dealer, (2009).
Courtesy of Filmmaker Alex Rivera and The Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination.

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