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Alex Rivera is a visionary filmmaker whose captivating storytelling spans over 25 years, illuminating the intricate interplay of globalization, migration, and technology.

Throughout his career, Rivera has directed and produced documentaries, scripted feature films, and groundbreaking new media projects. His diverse body of work serves as a mirror to society, reflecting pressing issues that resonate deeply with audiences worldwide.

Rivera is an associate professor in The Sidney Poitier New American Film School.

Rivera was named a 2021 MacArthur Fellow, a prestigious honor recognizing individuals of exceptional creativity and potential to contribute to the world in profound ways.

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