Born in Mexico City in 1983. His documentary PURGATORIO was supported by the IFP Filmmaker Labs, NALIP and the Mexican Film Institute. It premiered in competition at the 2013 Guadalajara International Film Festival and the Los Angeles Film Festival, to great reviews. With its bold and compelling vision of the US-Mexico border, it has toured more than 40 festivals around the world, including MoMA’s Documentary Fortnight, and winning the Jury Awards at the New Orleans Film Festival and This Human World in Vienna. In the summer of 2013, Rodrigo was selected by Filmmaker Magazine as one of the 25 New Faces of Film. His upcoming films have received the support of Tribeca Film Institute, Film Independent and California Humanities Council. Rodrigo is currently based in California’s Central Valley, where he works as a Spanish Interpreter in the Criminal Courts.
Catch It Takes A Village: Programs and Tools on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 2:30 pm with Rodrigo Reyes.