- March 29, 2019
- IU Cinema
- 1213 E. 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405
- 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Acclaimed director Carlos Reygadas will appear for an on-stage interview as part of the Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker Series.
Carlos Reygadas was born and raised in Mexico City where he studied law before getting a degree in Conflict Resolution in London. He worked for the European Commission and was part of the Mexican Foreign Service before starting to make short films while living in Brussels, Belgium. His first feature film, Japón (2002) received the Caméra d'Or award at the Cannes Film Festival, and subsequent features Silent Light (2007) and Post Tenebras Lux (2012) won the Special Jury and Best Director Awards at Cannes respectively. His newest film Our Time (2018) was nominated for the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. Sight and Sound described him as "the one-man third wave of Mexican cinema.”