"Sleep Dealer" is a wondrous thing to behold, with its saturated cinematography, its unnervingly realistic vision of the future, its singular focus on U.S.-Mexico border politics and its supremely taut storytelling.

— Carolina A. Miranda, LA Times

Sleep Dealer

Film • Jun 28

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Set in a dystopian future of corporate and military control. Water is privatized, the U.S./ Mexico border is closed, and border towns, including Tijuana, are sites for virtual reality factories. This Sundance hit is a smart, haunting cautionary tale that feels eerily familiar.

Directed by Alex Rivera.

2008. USA and Mexico. 90 min. PG-13
PG-13