Rodrigo Reyes Visiting Artist

Start Date: February 11 2019 - 10:00 AM

End Date: February 11 2019 - 01:30 PM

Audience: Student, Faculty and Staff

Category: Lectures

Location: C- Building Room 107

Description:

RODRIGO REYES is an award-winning, Mexican-American filmmaker whose films PURGATORIO: A JOURNEY INTO THE HEART OF THE BORDER and LUPE UNDER THE SUN have screened in festivals around the world, such as the BFI London Film Festival, Guadalajara International Film Festival and Documentary Fortnight at The Museum of Modern Art in New York, as well as being selected as a Season Premiere for America ReFramed. His work has garnered rave reviews in the New York Times, Variety and other media outlets, as well as multiple awards, including a Special Jury Award at the LA Film Festival. Named one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film by Filmmaker Magazine, he is a National Endowment for the Arts Fellow at MacDowell Colony and a recipient of the National Mediamaker Fellowship from the Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) and the Roberto Guerra Award (UnionDocs). His work has received the support of Tribeca Film Institute, Sundance Institute, California Humanities Council Film Independent, Pacific Pioneer Fund, IFP Narrative and Documentary Labs, the Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE) as well as the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He also works in Oakland as a Spanish language court interpreter in criminal and civil proceedings.

 


Contact Name: Katherin McInnis

Contact Phone: 718-631-6395

Contact Email: KMciniss@qcc.cuny.edu

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