Alex Rivera (II)

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Alex Rivera was born in 1973 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a director and writer, known for Sleep Dealer (2008), The Infiltrators (2019) and Zorro 2.0. He is married to Cristina Ibarra. See full bio »

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Known For

Sleep Dealer Director
The Infiltrators Director
Zorro 2.0 Director
Futurestates Director


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 2016 Reaching the Shore (Short) (co-director) (completed)
 2014 Futurestates (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2013 Aloe Blacc: Wake Me Up (Music Video)
 2008 Sleep Dealer (directed by)
 2003 The Sixth Section (Documentary short)
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Cristina Ibarra

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I've been working with other filmmakers for the past fourteen years through a small distribution company called SubCine, the subliminal, sublimated. The idea behind the name is that experimental films, documentaries and risky fiction films are already shut out of the mainstream film culture, so if you are making that kind of work from the Latino perspective it's yet another level of ... See more »


Recipient of a 2021 MacArthur genius grant.

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