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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Immigration in Film Series: Sleep Dealer

Description:
Please join the Center for the History of the New America for the last film screening in our Fall 2013 Immigration in Film Series! Set in Mexico in a bleak future where the borders have been sealed, vast computer networks commodify memories, and private companies have taken control of the water supply, tech-savvy "campesino" Memo Cruz discovers a mysterious transmission that seems to be a blueprint for a future city. Sleep Dealer explores neoliberalism and immigration through dystopian science fiction. Professor Rob Chester will lead a discussion afterwards. Free and open to the public. Pizza and soda will be provided. {Will appear in FYI on Dec 11, 2013
Start Time:
7:00 PM
End Time:
9:00 PM
Room:
0106
Common Location Name:
Francis Scott Key
Web Address:
newamerica.umd.edu/film.php
Other Contact Information:
Center for the History of the New America +1 301 405 4305 newamerica@umd.edu newamerica.umd.edu


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