Tech Won't Save Us

“Sleep Dealer” and the Border Politics of Tech w/ Alex Rivera

July 15, 2021 Paris Marx, Alex Rivera Episode 69
Tech Won't Save Us
“Sleep Dealer” and the Border Politics of Tech w/ Alex Rivera
Show Notes

Paris Marx is joined by Alex Rivera to discuss his 2008 film Sleep Dealer and how it imagined exploitative technologies being implemented in a future Mexico of hardened borders and limited migration.

Alex Rivera is a filmmaker and digital media artist whose work explores themes of globalization, migration, and technology. His feature films include Sleep Dealer and The Infiltrators. Follow Alex on Twitter as @Alex_Rivera.

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