SNEAK PREVIEW SCREENING OF “SLEEP DEALER,” ALEX RIVERA’S AWARD-WINNING FILM
Tuesday, December 2, 2008
Lang Recital Hall
North Building, N424
The Department of Film and Media Studies is proud to present Alex Rivera’s award-winning film, followed by a Q & A session with the director, a New York-based digital media artist and filmmaker. Rivera’s work, which addresses concerns of the Latino community through a language of humor, satire, and metaphor, has also been screened at the Berlin International Film Festival, New Directors/New Films, The Guggenheim Museum, PBS, Telluride, and other international venues.Admission to the screening is free and open to the Hunter community, and it is part of a three-day intensive workshop conducted by Rivera at Hunter, where students will explore alternative strategies for the creation and development of story concepts. The screening and workshop were made possible by a grant from the Winston Foundation.