Renown filmmaker Alex Rivera speaks at the University of New Mexico on Monday, Oct. 5. The campus-wide event, “The Ins and Outs of Filmmaking,” begins at 5:30 p.m. in Mitchell Hall, room 102.
The event is being sponsored by the Southwest Hispanic Research Center, Office for the Vice President for Research, College of Arts and Sciences, Chicana & Chicano Studies, Cinematic Arts, IFDM, and the Department of History.
Rivera will be giving several presentations on campus throughout the fall semester. He will be screening his film, Sleep Dealer, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4. He will also be speaking on Thursday, Nov. 5 during another campus-wide event. His visit will be of interest to faculty and students from across campus, and has the potential for supporting the research and teaching activities of multiple programs including Southwest Hispanic Research Institute, American Studies, Chicana and Chicano Studies, Southwest Studies, Latin American Studies, History, Fine Arts, Cinematic Studies and the Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media programs.