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Sleep Dealer (90 mins)
Memo Cruz is a young man in near-future Mexico. When his family is victim of a misguided drone attack, he finds himself with no option but to head north, towards the U.S./Mexico border. Memo’s search for a better future leads him to love, loss, and a confrontation with a mysterious figure from his past.
About the Director
Alex Rivera is a filmmaker who has been telling new, urgent, and visually adventurous Latino stories for more than twenty years. His first feature film, Sleep Dealer, won multiple awards at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and the Berlin International Film Festival. Rivera’s second feature film, a documentary/scripted hybrid, The Infiltrators, won both the Audience Award and the Innovators Award in the NEXT section of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.
Preceded by: The Satellite Space Center of Colombia (Centro especial satelital de Colombia) (10 mins)
To support Latinx-themed independent film screenings for underserved San Antonio communities via non-traditional venues. MonteVideo is supported by the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures, Southwest Airlines, the City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture through a grant from the NALAC Fund for the Arts Grant Program, and the Luminaria Artist Foundation.