Films

  • SLEEP DEALER

    SLEEP DEALER

    Sleep Dealer is my first feature film, a science-fiction set on the U.S. / Mexico border that imagines a strange - but not unimaginable - future of cybraceros, coyoteks, and disembodied border-crossers. More about Sleep Dealer here...

  • BEFORE THE MAKING OF SLEEP DEALER

    BEFORE THE MAKING OF SLEEP DEALER

    First released as an extra-feature on the DVD and Blu-Ray versions of SLEEP DEALER, this is the story of what it took to get the film off the ground...

  • THE SIXTH SECTION

    THE SIXTH SECTION

    The Sixth Section is a groundbreaking documentary that blends digital animation, home video, cinema verité, and interview footage to depict the transnational organizing of a community of Mexican immigrants in New York.

  • THE BORDERS TRILOGY

    THE BORDERS TRILOGY

    The Borders Trilogy tells three small stories to illuminate a much larger one: the contradictions of a world order in which products freely cross borders that people may not. More about 'The Borders Trilogy' here...

  • DIA DE LA INDEPENDENCIA (Spoof of

    DIA DE LA INDEPENDENCIA (Spoof of “Independence Day”)

    DIA DE LA INDEPENDENCIA is a satirical movie trailer that mimics the cinematic obsession with 'alien invasions' (Men In Black, Starship Troopers, and of course, Independence Day).

  • WHY CYBRACEROS?

    WHY CYBRACEROS?

    Why Cybraceros? (5 min. 1997, USA) takes the form of a mock promotional film. It is based on a real promotional film produced in the late 1940's by the California Grower's Council, titled Why Braceros?

  • Papapapá

    Papapapá

    Papapapá (U.S.A., 1995) is an experimental documentary about immigration. Papapapá is a humorous look at race and immigration, television and nostalgia, distance and the many ways people deal with it.