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Humanities Center

Film Screening, Sleep Dealer

Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019
PAC 113

(United States/Mexico, 2008) 90 minutes. Directed by Alex Rivera.
Tuesday, February 12, 6:30 PM, Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center 134

A 2008 independent sci-fi film directed by Alex Rivera, Sleep Dealer imagines a near-future where the US-Mexico border wall is weaponized and immigrant workers from the Global South provide cheap labor by plugging in and remotely controlling robots in the US. Famous Mexican director Guillermo del Toro writes of the film, "It's Philip K. Dick--South of the