Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society: Alex Rivera

When Oct 15, 2009
from 01:00 PM to 02:15 PM
Where Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
Contact Name
Contact Phone 502-952-8977
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Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society

"The Sixth Section"

Alex Rivera

Oct. 15, 2009

Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library

1:00 Pm -- 2:15 PM

 

Bring your students!  Award-winning filmmaker Alex Rivera will screen and discuss his
documentary "The Sixth Section," a film about transnational Mexican
immigration.  Thursday, Oct. 15, 1-2:15 p.m., Chao Auditorium***
Free and open to the public

Also, SLEEP DEALER, a free screening followed by a Q&A session with director Alex Rivera
Thursday, Oct 15, 5:30 pm, Speed Auditorium
Free and open to the public and U of L community

"Sleep Dealer" (2008), winner of two awards at the Sundance Film Festival, is an entertaining and innovative science fiction film about labor and the U.S.-Mexico border. 

Film trailer: http://sleepdealer.com/trailer_en.html

Film Website: http://sleepdealer.com/Landing.html

Facebook Invite (anyone can join this invite and invite their friends):
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=137810849299&ref=mf

Director's Website: www.alexrivera.com/

 

Co-sponsored by the Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and
Society, Latin American & Latino Studies, Book-in-Common Program,
Speed Art Museum, and the Louisville Film Society

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